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William (Billy) Yarberry Jr., 77, Adair Co., KY native (1943-2020)

William "Billy" Yarberry Jr. of Rincon, GA, and formerly of Columbia, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020 in Columbia, KY. He was 77 years old.

Private funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Friday, November 27, 2020, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Haven Hill Cemetery. The funeral service will be live streamed on Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home facebook page.

Born August 27, 1943, in Adair County he was the son of the late William Yarberry, Sr. and Lera Alice Stotts Yarberry.

Mr. Yarberry was an Engineer for Bethlehem Steel and enjoyed hunting and Reading history books and a member of Bearwallow United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife Geraldine McQueary Yarberry of Rincon, GA; two sons Scott Yarberry (Heather) of Guyton, GA and Christopher Yarberry of West Virginia; three grandchildren Morgan, Remick and Bronwyn Yarberry; three nephews Louis, Les and Lloyd Sharp.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a step-sister Pearl Cheatham and a step-brother Louis Murrell Sharp.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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William (Billy) Yarberry Jr., 77, Adair Co., KY native (1943-2020)

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