Harvey M. Yoder, 71, of Stockbridge, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. He was born in Wooster, Ohio, to the late Moses D. and Mary Miller Yoder. Harvey attended Flippen United Methodist Church. He was a loving husband and father, and a doting grandfather. He was co-founder of Premier Transportation. Harvey was involved in numerous philanthropic projects. He previously served on Board of Directors for Noah’s Ark. Harvey proudly served his country in the United States Army. He enjoyed fishing, the beach, and he was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

Mr. Yoder is survived by his wife, Nancy Lee Yoder, of Stockbridge; daughters, Kimberly (Josh) McDonald, of McDonough, and Heather (Josh) Groach, of Atlanta; brothers, Ferdinand (Nancy) Yoder, of Alliance, Ohio; Moses (Cindy) Yoder, Jr., of Cleveland, Ohio; sisters, Cora (Nati) Delarca, of Honduras; Ann (Don) Titchenal, of Salem, Ore.; Elizabeth Peterson, of McDonough, Ga.; Katie (Herman) Hoschtetler, of Hartville, Ohio; grandchildren, Aidan, Emma, Audrey, Rembe, Henry; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, at Flippen United Methodist Church with Pastor Travis Sneed officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Jan. 2, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Flippen United Methodist Building Fund, 3707 Jodeco Road, McDonough, Ga. 30253. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.