Raymond “Butch” Yarbrough, 75

Raymond “Butch” Yarbrough, 75, of Albany, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Lee County Health and Rehab.

His funeral service was  held Saturday, May 11, 2019, 11 a.m. at Sherwood Baptist Church with interment at 2:30 p.m. in Hillcrest Cemetery in Sylvester.  Rev. Tom Pollock and Rev. Darrell Joiner officiated.

A native of Douglas, Mr. Yarbrough worked for Brooks Auto Parts for 49 years and retired as the manager. He was affectionately known as “Mr. NAPA” by his many customers.  He was a member of Sherwood Baptist Church and loved to work in the yard and do woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Elizabeth Yarbrough and his first wife, Betty Jean Thompson Yarbrough.

Survivors include: his wife Pam Tison Yarbrough, Albany; daughter, Toni B. Smith (Eddie), Lee County; grandchildren, Tison Smith and Rees Smith; sisters, Joann Newell (Gerald) and Lynn Worth (Buddy), both of Douglas; nephews, Keith Newell and Adam Cato (Leigh).

The family received friends Saturday one hour prior to the service in the Atrium at Sherwood Baptist Church.

The family was at the residence of Eddie and Toni Smith, 172 Aspen Dr., Albany.

Those desiring please make memorials to Meet The Need, c/o Sherwood Baptist Church, 2201 Whispering Pines Rd, Albany, GA 31707.

To sign our online registry or to send condolences to the family, you may visit Mathews’ website at www.mathewsfuneralhome.com.

The Douglas Enterprise

P.O. Box 750
Douglas, Georgia 31534

Phone: (912) 384-2323
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