Jim Yount, 72, of Park Hills, passed away May 18, 2023, at Parkland Health Center South in Farmington. He was born August 6, 1950, in Heber Springs, Arkansas, to the late Boyce Andrew and Nellie (Murphree) Yount. He was a member of the Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church in Park Hills and very involved with church activities. Jim was the owner and operator of Yount Heating and Cooling, since 2002. He enjoyed racing dirt bikes, riding motorcycles, restoring classic cars, watching Nascar and bowling in his younger years. He also served his country in the United States Army Reserves.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister in infancy, Debbie Yount.
Jim is survived by his wife of 52 years, Brenda (Pace) Yount; sons, Jeff (Kelly Mabry) Yount, Ken Yount and wife Alicia; grandchildren, Karter, Brendon, Braydon, Baron and Bode Yount.
Visitation will be held at C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge, Sunday, May 21, 2023, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. The visitation will resume, Monday, May 22, 2023, at 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM. Reverend Curt Gwartney will be officiating. Interment will follow at St. Francois Memorial Park in Bonne Terre. Memorials may be directed to the Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church.