In his personal life, Dr. Yancey and his wife Carolyn raised four children: Arthur Yancey II, M.D., Caren Yancey-Covington (deceased), Carolyn Yancey, M.D. and Asa G. Yancey Jr., M.D. Three of the four children became physicians.
Dr. Asa Yancey passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2013. He was 96 years old. His legacy is left in his autobiography entitled “Interpositionalification: What the Negro May Expect.”
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