His trips were initially made without his wife, who stayed home with their four children, according to a 2015 report from The News Herald in Morganton, North Carolina. Wilma Yoder eventually joined her husband.
In the 1980s, Ray Yoder said the couple thought, “Well, now why don’t we try to go to all of them?”
“It’s not like a McDonald’s place, where they have 26 or 30 thousand of them,” Ray Yoder told The News Herald. “It was something we wanted to do, so we are trying to hit all of them.”
A couple from Goshen, Indiana have a mission and it brought them to Morganton on Friday night. Check out what inspired them to visit the recently built Cracker Barrel.