Troy Shelby Yocham, age 81, of Kellyville, Oklahoma, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2012 of heart failure. Troy was a Creek County native, born September 10, 1930 to Loyron Franklin Yocham and Tillie Mae (Acre) Yocham. He is survived by his son Michael Yocham and wife Deborah of Kellyville, daughter Vickie Tucker and husband Roger of Kellyville, son Rudy Yocham and wife Teresa of Kellyville, Sister Judy Dempster and husband Jim of Eucha Oklahoma, sister Lorene Bitsko of Sapulpa, sister Thelma Thomas of Grove Oklahoma, brother Earl Yocham and wife Laverne of Jay Oklahoma, sister Pauline Huncklier and husband of North Ridge California, Kathy Brand and husband Bill of Pryor Oklahoma and David Yocham and wife Pamela of Sapulpa, 11 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren, many neices, nephews and other family members. He is preceded in death by his wife Maxine, sister Velma and his parents. He was a veteran of the US Army and active in the VFW, DAV, and American Legion. He worked in the oil fields of Oklahoma, Texas and California, Patty Precision and then retired in 1994 after 23 years with Flinco Commercial Contractors. Troy touched many lives of his family and outside of the family. Family visitation and viewing is Wednesday January 18, 2012, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Smith’s Funeral Home in Sapulpa. Services celebrating Troy’s life will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at Bethany Holiness Church located at 15508 W. 61st St, Sand Springs OK. Everyone is invited to join the family at the Creek County Fairgrounds Thursday between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Sapulpa, OK.