Name: James Robert Yaroch
Hometown: Bad Axe
Funeral Date: Not Available
Date of Birth: July 26, 1943
Date of Passing: January 05, 2013
Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home
Memorial services for family and friends are pending. Arrangements are being handled by the MacAlpine Funeral Home in Bad Axe, Mi. Condolences may be shared at www.Macalpinefuneralhome.com
He is survived by daughters Lisa and Renee, and their families, both living in the Yakima, Washington area. And by his brothers, Dan (Trudy) Yaroch of Filion, John (Linda) Yaroch of Charlevoix, Mi and Pat (Vicki) Yaroch of Bad Axe, Mi; his sisters, Mary Ziegler of Petoskey, Mi and Julie (Sonny) Harker-Leigh of Bad Axe, Mi: fifteen nieces and nephews.
James Robert Yaroch, 69, formerly of Bad Axe, passed away unexpectedly at his home Saturday, January 5, 2013, in Hickory, North Carolina. He was born July 26, 1943 in Bad Axe to the late Albert and Mary (Meagher) Yaroch. James was a graduate of Bad Axe High School, Class of 1961. He joined teh United State Army shortly after graduation. After returning home from the military he was employed at Hamill Mfg. in Bad Axe and carpentry and painting, which he continued doing after moving to Hickory, N.C. area. He will be fondly remembered as one of the early pioneers in alternative living, possessed an unrivaled sense of humor, and was an avid guitar player and singerof classic music.