Dean Earl Yolton, a plumbing estimator who coached Little League teams and was active in the Boy Scouts, died of a heart attack Saturday at Union Hospital in Elkton. The North East resident was 50.
Mr. Yolton was born in West Chester, Pa., and raised in Concord Township, Pa. After graduating from Garnet Valley High School in Concord Township in 1975, he worked as a welder for 16 years.
He later went to work as a plumbing estimator for a Wilmington, Del., plumbing company, and for the past five years, was an estimator for J.F. Fischer Inc., a Baltimore mechanical contracting firm.
"He enjoyed being around kids and coaching baseball and working with the Boy Scouts in North East," said his mother, Phyllis Yolton Clark of Chadds Ford, Pa.
A sports fan, Mr. Yolton also enjoyed boating and was a Civil War buff.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Elam United Methodist Church in Glen Mills, Pa.
Also surviving are three sons, Shawn E. Yolton, Shane W. Yolton and Wyatt A. Yolton of North East; a daughter, Virginia Mae Yolton of North East; two stepchildren, David Wood and Bridget Gibson, both of North East; a brother, Wesley J. Clark Jr. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla,; a sister, Winifred Heacock of Big Pine, Fla.; and his fiancee, Midge Hardiman of North East. A marriage to the former Gayle Price ended in divorce.