Yogesh Ramanlal Shah

February 2, 1951 - November 7, 2014
Yogesh Ramanlal Shah


Yogesh Ramanlal Shah, age 63 of Rocky Point, NC passed away Friday, November 7, 2014.

Yogi was born in Bombay, India on February 2, 1951. His parents were Ramanlal Boghabhai Shah and Kapilaben Ramanlal Shah.

Remembered are his daughters, Angela Lenhart and Crystal Johnson; brothers Depak Shah and Niragin Shah who preceded him in death.

Yogi was a graduate of Niagara University in Buffalo, NY and received his Masters Degree in Organic and Bio Chemistry from Gujarat University. He worked for Guilford Mills for 33 years as Director of Internet Technology, and later worked for The Villari Food Group until his medical leave. His interest included computers, electronics, cricket, chess, reading, fishing, travel, and spending time with his family and talking about education with his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. His son is who he is today because of his father’s influence on his life.

Yogi is survived by his wife of 33 years, Kimberly Patton Shah; son, Michael Shah and wife Jennifer; grandchildren, Aaron and Dylan Shah; Sabrina and Wesley Marshall; and Ashley and Andrew Lenhart; sisters, Parag Shah and Hansa Shah.; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial celebration of life ceremony will be held 2 PM Sunday, November 9, 2014 at McClure Memorial Presbyterian Church , 5908 Castle Hayne Rd., Castle Hayne, NC 28429.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • November 08, 2014
    Darlene Conway says:
    You and your family have my deepest sympathy and will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  • November 07, 2014
    Brenda Mansfield says:
    I am so sorry for your loss Yogi wad a very kind and good man. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • November 08, 2014
    Butch ,Rhonda,and Casey England says:
    Love and prayers are with you!

  • November 08, 2014
    Jeff Hill says:
    I'm sorry to hear about Yogi. He and I worked together at Guilford East many years ago. We spent a lot of time working together and I learned a lot about computers from him. It was an honor to know him. He was one-of-a-kind.

  • November 08, 2014
    Ruth Chapman says:
    Yogi was a ray of sunshine, and I will forever remember his smile and laughter. He brought out the best in people. Nothing was more important to him than his family and he loved them dearly. Yogi was a wonderful friend for many years. My children and grandchildren thought of him as an uncle. He is at peace now. God Bless Kim, Michael, and the rest of his precious family. He is gone, but will forever be in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.