Benjamin George Yocum passed away peacefully at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, with family by his side, on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023. Age 57 years.

Beloved husband of Evelyn for 35 years. Loving father of Brandon. Dear son of the late George and Velma Yocum, and son in law of Marion Saword and the late James. Brother in law of Susan (John), Stephen (Wendy), and Ruth (Chad). Dear uncle of Elissa, Daniella, Amanda, and Trevor. Fondly remembered by his other relatives, and friends.

Friends will be received at the Logan Funeral Home, 81 James Street, Parry Sound (705-746-5855) on Friday, February 24th from 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. and on Saturday, February 25th, from 11:00 – 12:00 noon.

A Service in Celebration of Ben’s Life will take place in the Logan Memorial Chapel on Saturday, February 25th at 12:00 noon. Reception to follow.

Please join us virtually by visiting the Parry Sound Gospel Hall on YouTube or by clicking the link you see here: Live Stream of Ben's Service

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Huntington Society of Canada would be appreciated.


What a wonderful picture of a quiet, gentle man. A picture speaks a thousand words and this pic does. Ben was a kind and generous spirit who was loving and caring. He will be sorely missed for his humble, and thoughtful ways. He loved to fish and be out on the Georgian Bay, spending time with friends and family. Maple sap running was a big occasion that many benefited from sharing his bounty. Ben was always concerned with the well being of others in our community. We are going to miss you so very much but would never call you back 🧡

-Kathryn Hulcoop

Dear Evelyn and Brandon:

May the Lord strengthen and encourage you at this momentous time in your lives!
Love in Christ,
Murray and Martha Pratt

-Murray and Martha Pratt

My deepest condolences. I think of Psalm 147:3 'He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds.' May God's love surround you. Holly

-Holly Cascanette

Evelyn and Brandon you have my deepest sympathy.
It was an honour and privilege meeting and getting to know Ben a genuinely good person easy to see how much he cared for both of you.
Ben Yocum you will be missed but you are free from life's struggles Rest in Peace


Dear Lynn and Brandon,
Praying the Lord will draw very near at this time. So sad, yet so wonderful for Ben!
Gary and Bonnie Sharp

-Gary and Bonnie Sharp

You're in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time, knowing the 'God of all comfort' is with you.

-Larry & Marilyn French

Dear Evelyn and Brandon
Dorothy and I send our sincere sympathy to you and Brandon. Your loss is so great but only temporary. You will be reunited for eternity . Our Saviours return is imminent for "He that shall come and will not tarry."
We always enjoyed talking with Ben each time we visited Parry Sound. He was a warm-hearted, friendly brother-in-the Lord
Yes, we too will miss him.
We are praying for you

-David and Dorothy Cooper

Evelyn and Brandon, I offer my prayers and thoughts for you both. May we all find comfort knowing Ben's journey is continuing with Jesus as his guide and companion.

Friend and neighbor, Danny

-Danny Shoebottom

So sorry to read of Ben's passing He is now reunited with his parents and the Saviour that they all serve. I remember Ben as a young boy.

Gord Dickie

-Gordon Dickie