BISHOP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF SHERIFF GARY YOCHUM SR.

Jan 14, 2013

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released a statement regarding the passing of Gary Yochum Sr., long-time Sheriff of Randolph County.

“Sheriff Yochum and I shared a great working relationship over the years, and so I know that his sincere dedication and service to the people of Randolph County as the chief law enforcement officer will be greatly missed and long remembered,” said Congressman Bishop. “My heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to former Sheriff Gary Yochum’s wife, his two sons, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department, and greater Randolph County community during this period of loss.”

Taking the office in 2001, Sheriff Gary Yochum Sr. had just begun his fourth term. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Cuthbert.

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