Class of 1987
1987 Maroon Spotlight
Wrestling (4); Student Council (1); Sr. Class Prp; Football (1)
Clem Yockey received many awards, one of which was first place at the El Camino Tournament in California. He feels wrestling has helped him build self-descipline. Clem competed in the State Tournament 3 years prior to his senior year.
Clemmit Aron Yockey
February 16, 1969 – August 14, 1991
Clem Aron Yockey, 22, died on August 14, 1991 in a tragic truck-train accident.
He was born at Perry, Feb. 16, 1969. His parents are Clem and Opal Yockey, 114 Fir avenue.
He was a 1987 graduate of Perry high school. He was president of his senior class and was named “All Around Senior Boy” at PHS. Yockey was a four-time state qualifier in wrestling, wrestled on the East All-State team and was PHS wrestling co-captain. He recently had become involved in motorcross racing.
Yockey was a member of the First United Methodist church.
In addition to his parents, survivors include Kelley Yockey, of the home; maternal grandparent, Mary Ingmire, Perry; paternal grandparents, J. W. and Phyllis Shepard, Perry; and several aunts and uncles.