James David Yopp (1947-2014)

James David Yopp (1947-2014)

02/26/2014
James David Yopp, age 66, of Macedonia, Iowa, passed away at home February 26, 2014.

James David Yopp, age 66, of Macedonia, Iowa, passed away at home February 26, 2014.

Dave was born in Manila, Ark., on December 31, 1947, to Raymond Gillman and Dorothy Yopp. Dave was a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in Vietnam, from 1964-1970. He then became a Council Bluffs police officer, serving for 30 years, retiring in 2003 as Sergeant.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Linda; son, Daniel; sister, Darlene Hanson.

Survivors include his wife of 13 years, Catherine Yopp, of Macedonia; daughters, Heather (Randy) Green, of Omaha, Neb., Stacey (Jason) Scott; son, James Yopp, Jr.; mother and step father, Dorothy and Raymond Gillman, all of Council Bluffs; step children, Amanda (Chris) Knoke, of Carson, Iowa, Michael Burke, of Phoenix, Ariz., Harold (Stephanie) Cashion, of Raleigh, N.C.; brother, Darrell Yopp, of Omaha; sisters, Barbara (Marvin) Godden, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, Gina Gillman, of Iowa, Lea Manning, of Ark.; 10 grandchildren; 8 step grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; brother-in-law, Steve Hanson, of New Providence, Iowa.

Visitation with the family Friday, March 7, 2014, 5 to 8 p.m., at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel. Funeral Service Saturday, at 11 a.m, at the funeral home. Military Honors by VFW #737. Luncheon at American Legion Club following the service. In lieu of flowers, please bring a photo of Dave to share.

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