Eddie Yancy, formerly of Little Rock, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 in San Antonio, TX. Born in Augusta, AR, he moved to Little Rock and worked for Coca-Cola and Safeway.
Preceded in death by parents Curtis Yancy and Minnie Collier; brothers Willie Lee Raspberry, John Yancy, David Yancy, Sr. and sister Ella Mae Henderson, he is survived by daughters Sylvia Papion and Nina Yancy; brothers Charles Yancy (Bonnie) and Robert Yancy (Hattie); sister-in-law Willie Yancy, grandson Corey Thomas (Tamika), great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, adopted sons and daughters, neighbors and friends.
A walk-through visitation will be held Sunday, February 21, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Ruffin & Jarrett, 1200 Chester Street, Little Rock, AR. Masks are required. Social spacing will be observed. Funeral Service will be Monday, February 22, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Ruffin & Jarrett with interment to follow at Arkansas State Veterans’Cemetery. Service will be live-streamed using Ruffin & Jarrett’s Facebook page.