Loren Ray Yarnell age 80, of Shoals, passed away at 7:22pm, December 25, 2018 at the Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. He was born December 6, 1938 in Martin County to Walter H. and Louetta (Smith) Yarnell. He married Judith Seals on April 18, 1965 at the Loogootee Christian Church.
Mr. Yarnell graduated Shoals High School, was a Veteran of the United States Army, retired from Perfect Fit Textile in Loogootee and was of the Protestant Faith.
He is survived by his wife Judith; one daughter, Deborah (Tom) Yarnell-Dillon of Shoals; two sons Robin (Kathleen) Yarnell of Danville and Abram Yarnell of Arizona; six grandchildren Kyle, Chandler, Chase, Adam, Jacob and Abigail; and two brothers, Charles (Paula) Yarnell of Swayzee and Roger (Dee) Yarnell of Greenwood. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister and brother-in-law, Judith and Jerry Weddle.
Funeral services are 2:00pm Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals with Rev. Larry Downs officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Union Cemetery. Visitation is Monday beginning at 11:00 until the time of service at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.