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Edward "E.Y." Yancie Toler, Jr.

April 7, 1940 May 29, 2018
Edward "E.Y." Yancie Toler, Jr.
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Obituary for Edward "E.Y." Yancie Toler, Jr.

Edward “E.Y.” Yancie Toler, Jr., 78, of Danville, Va., passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Riverside Health & Rehab, Danville. He was born April 7, 1940, in Danville to the late Bertha Etta Reece Toler and Edward Yancie Toler, Sr. Mr. Toler is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Jeannette Eanes Toler. He proudly served his country in the Virginia Army National Guard.

Mr. Toler retired from the Danville Fire Dept. with 32 years of service, retiring as Captain of Training. He was a lifetime member of Riverbend Vol. Fire Dept. and a member of the Danville Life Saving Crew. Mr. Toler was a member of Faith Memorial Baptist Church, where he served on the deacon board and various committees.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Toler is survived by his very special granddaughter, Jennifer Nicole Toler; and his sister, Brenda Thaxton of Reidsville, N.C.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Toler was predeceased by his son, Gary Lee Toler.

The family will receive friends Thursday, May 31, 2018, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Faith Memorial Baptist Church, 7450 Martinsville Hwy, Danville.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2018, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, with Pastor Daniel Lackey officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations to Faith Memorial Baptist Church Bldg. Fund, 7450 Martinsville Hwy, Danville, VA 24541 (, or Riverbend Vol. Fire Dept., 821 Ferry Rd, Danville, VA 24541.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Toler family. Online condolences may be made at

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7:00 PM 5/31/2018 7:00:00 PM - 8:30 PM 5/31/2018 8:30:00 PM
Faith Memorial Baptist Church

7450 Martinsville Hwy
Danville, VA 24541

Faith Memorial Baptist Church
7450 Martinsville Hwy Danville 24541 VA
United States

Funeral Service




2:00 PM 6/1/2018 2:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel
3995 Franklin Turnpike Danville 24540 Virginia
United States

Cemetery Details


Highland Burial Park Final Resting Place

3049 North Main Street
Danville, VA 24540

3049 North Main Street Danville 24540 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Faith Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund

7450 Martinsville Hwy.
Danville, VA 24541

Riverbend Volunteer Fire Department

821 Ferry Rd
Danville, VA 24541

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