Arthur Maurice Yarbrough, 98, of Madisonville, KY passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020 at his home.
He was born in Suthards, KY on February 16, 1921 to the late Manley Clarence Yarbrough and Maxie Rayburn Yarbrough.
Mr. Yarbrough was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Madisonville, KY; was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, served in WWII, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Purple Heart, and the Air Medal; and was the owner of The Lawn and Garden Center in Madisonville, KY.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Eilene Knox Yarbrough in 2013 and his sister, Georgia Deenn Hunt.
Mr. Yarbrough is survived by his sons: John Arthur Yarbrough of Madisonville, KY and Mark Duane Yarbrough of Madisonville, KY; a sister, Bonnie Belle Roberson of Madisonville, KY; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Monday, January 6, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY with Rev. John Kalz officiating and burial with military rites performed by the Hopkins County Honor Guard to follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Madisonville, KY.
Visitation will be on Monday, January 6, 2020 from 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.reidwaltersfh.com.
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