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James "Jim" Yeske, age 70, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 7, 2023. Born on Wednesday, February 18, 1953, in Lansing, Michigan, Jim was a man of deep integrity and selflessness who dedicated his life to serving others.
Jim was the beloved son of the late Henry and Helen Yeske, and the cherished brother of the late Henry Yeske. He is survived by his devoted wife of 42 years, Beverly Yeske, his sons, Christopher Qualls, James Matthew Yeske (Brandi), and his brother, Robert Yeske. Jim was a loving grandfather to Tasha Qualls, Shawn Qualls, Devin Yeske, and Reese Yeske. He also leaves behind a host of extended family and friends.
Jim proudly served in the United States Army. His analytical mind and tireless work ethic led him to a successful military career where he completed his masters degree. Upon retiring from the military, Jim continued to serve his community by working for the Transition Assistant program at Fort Knox, KY. His dedication to helping others transition from military to civilian life was a testament to his selfless nature.
Despite his numerous accomplishments, Jim remained humble and grounded. His focus was always on his family, ensuring their happiness and well-being. He was a loving husband, a caring father, and a proud grandfather.
A graveside service will be held at 1:30 PM, Friday, November 3, 2023 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY.