David E. Yarnell


David E. Yarnell, 76, of Montgomery, passed away at 2:50 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington.
He was born Feb. 17, 1943, in Loogootee, Indiana, to the late Max and Thelma (Gillespie) Yarnell.
David married Judy (Dillman) Yarnell on Dec. 22, 1966, and she survives.
David was a past member of the Shriners International, where he was a Shiners clown. He had a lifelong interest in funeral service. He was knowledgeable in all things funeral related and was driven by compassion for families suffering a loss. David never met a stranger and had such a kind and loving soul. He will be missed.
David is preceded in death by his parents, Max and Thelma (Gillespie) Yarnell; siblings Keith Yarnell, Kenneth "Buddy" Yarnell, Shirley Griffin, Jeanne Wagoner and Jimmy Yarnell.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Yarnell of Montgomery; sons David (Iesha) Yarnell of Brooklyn, New York, and Daniel Yarnell of Montgomery; grandchildren Josh Yarnell, Mason Yarnell, Christian Yarnell and Zachary Yarnell; siblings Cynthia Yarnell, Ted (Judy) Yarnell, Judy Lankford, Linda Olberding and Dr. Stephen (Karen) Yarnell; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2019, at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee. Burial will follow in Goodwill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.
Memorial contribution may be made to any Shriners Hospital for Children.
Condolences may be made online at www.blakefuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements were provided by Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.
Published on June 3, 2019
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Tina Kelley
Jun 03, 2019
He was such a kind loving man. He will be sadly missed!!