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Obituary
James Oliver Yarbrough
April 08, 1936 - May 31, 2018
Born in Caswell County, NC
Resided in Milton, NC
Visitation
Sunday June 03, 2018, 5-7PM
Milton Presbyterian Church
66 Broad Street
Milton, NC 27305
 
Service
Monday June 04, 2018, 3PM
Church Service
Milton Presbyterian Church
66 Broad Street
Milton, NC 27305
James Oliver Yarbrough, 82, of 12018 Broad Street, Milton, died Thursday, May 31, 2018. Born in Caswell County, Mr. Yarbrough was the son of the late James Sidney and Sue Oliver Yarbrough. Mr. Yarbrough was the former owner of Milton Tire Service and was a tobacco buyer for Leggit Myers, Thorp Greenville and Dibrell Brothers. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He was also a founding member and fireman for the Semora Volunteer Fire Department and a member of Milton Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Yarbrough is survived by his wife, Patsy Pulliam Yarbrough; two children, Susan Y. Turner, of Burlington and James Oliver Yarbrough, Jr., and wife Melissa, of Milton; one sister, Anne Y. Poole, of Milton; four grandchildren, Rick Jackson, Madison Turner, Brandon Yarbrough and Jade Morgan Yarbrough.

Funeral services will be held 3PM, Monday, June 4, 2018, at Milton Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Ryan Gabriel and the Rev. John Upton. Burial will follow in the Cedars Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5-7PM Sunday at Milton Presbyterian Church and at other times at the home.

Pallbearers, Jackson McSherry, Thomas Gilreath, Darrell Poole, Robert Brandon, Martin Daniel, William Vernon, Steve Vernon, and Butch Blackard. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Blackard, Lawrence "Taco" Smith, Linwood McGhee, Robbie Hill and Jimmy Harris.

Memorials may be made to Milton Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 17, Milton, NC, 27305 or Semora Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 54, Semora, NC, 27343 or Hospice & Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215.

The family would like to express their thanks to Anne Scott, Cyndi Royster, and "Ball" Wilson for their love and support during Mr. Yarbrough's illness along with Eric Hooks, who was like a son to Patsy and Oliver, for his guidance and continued support.