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Mr. Robert Efford “Georgia Boy” Yarber

Mr. Robert Efford “Georgia Boy” Yarber, 78, of Old Town passed away Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.

Mr. Yarber moved to Old Town from Tampa in 1988. He was a truck driver for many companies before opening his own trucking company. He also did land clearing, driveway construction and foundation filling. Mr. Yarber was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 5 years, Patricia Yarber of Old Town; sons, Kenneth Edward Yarber of Old Town; daughters, Betty Ann (Mike) Strout of Old Town, Norma Jean Yarber of Tampa, Alice Faye (Tim) Yanson of Old Town, Deborah Brown of Baldwin, Georgia and Wanda Crowe of Baldwin, Georgia; sister, Katherine Hix of Alto, Georgia; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by sons, Donald Yarber and Randy Yarber.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church.

Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home.

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