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James "Yogi" McElhenney

December 9, 1967 ~ January 23, 2019 (age 51)

James “Yogi” McElhenney of Destin, Fl on January 23,2019.  He is survived by his wife Kelly Jo , Father Ralph Gordon, Step-Mom Pat Gordon, Sister Kristi Gordon, Grandson Frey, Step-children Ashley, James, Justin, Desek, Diana and daughter Shannon.  

Yogi passed away at home, surrounded by his family. Yogi lived life fully, was loved by many, and returned that love in spades. He is a stunning example of a life well lived. We are glad to know that he is no longer in pain, and is rejoined with family and brothers-in-arms in Heaven. 

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday January 30 at 2pm at Emerald Coast Funeral Home.  The family to receive visitors an hour before. 


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