Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

May 5, 2014

JAMES A. YARBROUGH [Short Gap, W.Va.]

SHORT GAP, W.Va. — James A Yarbrough, 68, of Short Gap, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at home following a long battle with cancer.

Born in Gainesville, Fla., Jim is survived by his wife of 46 years, Mary; three sons and their wives, James and Carlene, Timothy and Amy, Robert and Terri; his two sisters, Ann and Frances; eight grandchildren, Rebekah, Ethan, Robert, Justin, Austin, Logan, Hayle, and Alexander; brothers-in-law, James Dawson and wife Vicki and Timothy Dawson; also several nieces and nephews.

Jim was a Navy veteran, who worked at Kelly-Springfield Tire, and retired from Martin’s bakery. He was a member of the VFW Post 6452 in Ridgeley. Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, baking, cooking, and loved spending time with his family.

The family wishes to thank Hospice of Keyser for all of the care provided and the VA Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

At his request his body was donated to science through West Virginia University.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Short Gap. All friends and family are welcome to attend.

Condolences may be sent to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church or American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

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