Larry Yarbor

Mar 15th, 1945 - Jun 19th, 2018


Blue Funeral Home (Goreville)

Fri, Jun. 22nd, 2018 10am


Blue Funeral Home (Goreville)

Fri, Jun. 22nd, 2018 12pm

Larry Yarbor

Goreville-Larry Ray Yarbor, 73, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Larry was born on March 15, 1945 in Keensburg to Raymond and Minnie (Peach) Yarbor. He married Elza Mae Girtman on May 27, 1964 in Rochester.

Larry was the Worshipful Master of the Saline Masonic Lodge #339 on several occasions and through the chairs. He volunteered at the Lake of Egypt Fire Department for many years. Larry was an avid car collector and loved Studebakers. He enjoyed farming and gardening and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include:

Wife-Elza Mae Yarbor of Goreville


Candice Yarbor-McCurdy of Goreville

Misty Yarbor-Bartlett and husband David Bartlett of Goreville


Dakodah McCurdy

Zachary McCurdy

Dustin Rees

Echo Rees

Ezra Rees


Sue Schuetz of South Haven, MS

Linda Sanders of Rogersville, MO

Brother-Douglas and Stacy Yarbor of O’Dessa, TX

Mother-Minnie Yarbor-Dossett of South Haven, MS

He was preceded in death by his father; brother in law, Carl Schuetz; grandparents and son in law, Duane Rees.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 12pm at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville with Rev. R.G. Null officiating. Burial will follow at Cana Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Friday from 10am-12pm at the funeral home, with Masonic Rites being performed at 12pm.

10 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Roxanna

    From: Odessa, Texas

    Date: June 20, 2018

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Yarbor family. I never had the privilege of meeting Larry but Doug is my brother in law and I love him, and Granny. May the lord be with each and everyone of you through this difficult time and days to come.

  • Guest: Everett Harris

    From: Rockport, Texas

    Date: June 21, 2018

    Rest in peace. Condolences to the family

  • Guest: John McCurdy

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: June 21, 2018

    Larry was my friend, a kind man willing to help any one, Honest and dependable, I shared some times with Larry at his home and business , I will remember those time and will miss Larry, My prayersw for Mae and family.

  • Guest: Phil and Cara Webb

    From: , Illinois

    Date: June 22, 2018

    Our sympathy to Larry’s family. He will be missed in our community.

  • Guest: sharon jones

    From: cypress, Illinois

    Date: June 22, 2018

    Mae and family, I was so sorry to hear this. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

  • Guest: Kay Perry McCoy

    From: Goreville, Illinois

    Date: June 22, 2018

    Mae sorry for your lost.
    Prayers for you and your family.

  • Guest: Tom and Carmen Murrie

    From: Vienna, Illinois

    Date: June 22, 2018

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family during this difficult time. God bless you all with peace and comfort.

  • Guest: Mary Cary

    From: Tunnel Hill, Illinois

    Date: June 22, 2018

    So sorry for your loss. Larry was a good friend. Will be thinking of your and your family.

  • Guest: Sharon and Mike Walker

    From: Goreville, Illinois

    Date: June 22, 2018

    Larry was a dear friend and neighbor – He touched many lives and was a quiet helper. He will surely be missed. Prayers for May and the family.

  • Guest: Clearon & Jane Wright

    From: Vienna, Illinois

    Date: June 25, 2018

    Sorry we did not know of his death. We thought a lot of Larry, but just hadn’t kept in touch like we should have done. May God comfort the family at this time.