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Ronald Wayne Yarborough Sr.

1946 – 2021

Funeral services for Ronald Wayne Yarborough Sr., 75, of Emory, will be held on Saturday, September 4, at 10:00 a.m. at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Robert Burns will officiate. 

Interment will follow at Donelton Cemetery in Lone Oak. 

Mr. Yarborough died on August 25, 2021, surrounded by his family at Hunt Regional Hospital in Greenville. He was born on January 8, 1946, to Timothy Yarborough and Gussie Stevenson in Dallas.

Mr. Yarborough is survived by his sons, Junior Yarborough and wife Kristen, and Tim Yarborough; mother of his children and best friend, Wanda Yarborough; sister-in-law, Peggy Yarborough;  and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jack Yarborough, Gene Risner and Bill Risner; and sisters, Louise Risner and Joann Aches.

 In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements are under the directions of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.  An online guestbook is available at

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 3, at the funeral home.