James Richard Yount, Sr. age 78, of Hendersonville, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Mr. Yount was born July 14, 1932 in OK to Richard Lee and Zoe Reynolds Yount. A proud Navy Veteran, Mr. Yount served during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nadean Yount; his parents and two sisters, Dorothy Martin and Geraldine Phillips. Mr. Yount is survived by his sons, James Richard Yount, Jr. and Jason Ray Yount; brother, Floyd Yount and sister, Norma Lovett. A life celebration service will be conducted at 3 P.M., Saturday, June 25, 2011 from the Chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home. Interment with military honors will follow in the Hendersonville Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M., Friday, June 24 and from 2 P.M. to 2:45 P.M, Saturday at Hendersonville Funeral Home. Memorial contributions should be made to Sarah Cannon Cancer Center. Arrangements entrusted to Hendersonville Funeral Home, 615 824-3855.