ANGELICA, N.Y. - Arthur Raymond Yeaples, 73, of Peavy Road, passed away Wednesday (July 1, 2015) at Jones Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family and loved ones after a long illness.
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Born in Rew, Pa., the son of Donald and Bernice Blackmon Yeaples, originally from Moody Hollow, Pa., he had resided in Angelica for the past several years. As a young man he worked in the oil fields with his father and uncle and in his later years he was a carpenter, a "jack of all trades and master of none." He retired in Angelica in 1999 for a simpler life with his family where he especially enjoyed his time with his many grandchildren.
Arthur served his country in the United States Air Force from 1959 to 1961.
He is survived by his wife, Marlene Bean Yeaples of Angelica; nine children including Samantha (Eric) Yeaples, Lewis (Betsy) Yeaples and William Yeaples, several grandchildren including, Dillion, Kaitlyn, Derrick, Haley, Sierra and Evan; siblings, Fran Wilcox, Betty Hites and David Yeaples, several nieces and nephews and all of his lost boys and girls.
In addition to his parents, Arthur was predeceased by one daughter, Emma Yeaples, siblings, Barbara Tennant, Sandra Teribery, Ronald Yeaples, Dorothy Stephenson, Ruth Soules and Bonnie Young.
To send a remembrance to the family please visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhomes.com. The family is being assisted by Adam E. DuBois, director at the Brown & Powers Funeral Home of Angelica.
The family would like to celebrate Arthur's life at 1 p.m. Sunday at his home at 7967 Peavy Road, Angelica, NY 14709. Contact Marlene Yeaples at 585-242-7638 or Samantha Yeaples at 585-808-2912 for details. Please bring your lawn chairs.
Friends wishing may make memorial donations to Marlene Yeaples, 7967 Peavy Rd. Angelica, NY 14709.
Brown & Powers Funeral Home
101 West Avenue
Angelica, NY 14709
Published in The Bradford Era from July 3 to July 10, 2015