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Benjamin "Ben" Yarber

October 24, 1939 ~ June 26, 2020 (age 80)

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Mr. Benjamin Yarber, 80, of Linden passed away Friday June 26, 2020 at Maury Regional Hospital. He was born in Moscow, Tn. to the late Cecil A. Yarber and Eleanor Moss Yarber. On November 28, 1959, he married Patricia Ecoff Yarber and  clelebrated 60 years of marriage last year. As the result of his first job, he became interested in computers, which led to his long career in that field. He retired as Director of Computer Services from James Madison University after twenty years of service. 

In his younger years, he served with the Tennessee National Guard for twenty-three years. 

In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his grandparents Thomas and Florence Yarber. 

Survivors include his wife Patricia Yarber, daughters Debra (David) Anderson, Maureen (Thomas) Saufley and Donna (Michael) Davis, 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, sisters Elaine Baker and Nancy (Tim) Porter, a brother Cecil (Joan) Yarber and a host of other loving family members and many friends.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude Children's Hospital or International Fellowship of Christians and Jews..

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Memorial Service
October 3, 2020

1:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

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