Julian Richard “JR” Yarbrough, Sr

Augusta, GA – Mr. Julian “JR” Yarbrough, 74, son of the late George Yarbrough and Flossie Summerall, beloved husband of 53 years to Mrs. Helen Kitchens Yarbrough, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 13, 2015.

Survivors include his sons, Rick (Deb) Yarbrough, of Hendersonville, NC, and Darrell Yarbrough, of Augusta, and daughter-in-law Theresa Yarbrough, of Tampa, FL; six grandchildren: Josh, Brad, Nikki, Jordan, Chelsea, and Meghan Yarbrough; one great grandchild, Draven Yarbrough; brothers: Mickey (Evelyn) Sousa, Jackie (Trisha) Sousa, and Eddie (Cheryl) Summerall.

JR was a veteran of the US Navy and retired from The Augusta Chronicle.  In his free time JR coached basketball, football, and baseball for the Richmond County Recreation Department.  In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and playing golf.  JR was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed.

The family will receive visitors Monday, February 16, 2015, from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM.  The funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Wally Hoyle and Reverend Joey Vinson officiating.

Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer’s Care, 1901 Central Ave, Augusta, GA 30904.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA 30906.

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