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Richard Lex Yearwood

August 21, 1947 December 29, 2018
Richard Lex Yearwood
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Obituary for Richard Lex Yearwood

Richard Lex Yearwood, 71, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Wayne UNC Healthcare surrounded by his family.

Richard was born in Gastonia, NC on August 21, 1947 to the late Lex and Evelyn Yearwood. He proudly served his country in the United State Air Force and retired after 22 years of service as a Master Sergeant and retired Civil Service for 22 years. Richard enjoyed cooking and was well known for his pound cakes, and also enjoyed shooting pool and DJing.

A service to celebrate Richard’s life will be held on Monday, December 31, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The family will greet friends Monday immediately following the service at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at his home. Interment will be on Wednesday at 12:00 noon in the Eastern Carolina State Veteran’s Cemetery in Goldsboro with Military Honors.

Richard is survived by his wife Jan Giddens Yearwood; step-children, Susie Phillips, Steve Harmon and Sharon Brown; and sisters, Peggy Rowland and Margaret Cornwell.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, LeAnn Yearwood.

Memorials may be given in Richard’s memory to the North Carolina Veteran’s Home, 2150 Hull Rd, Kinston, NC 28504.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


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Funeral Service

Monday

31

Dec

4:00 PM 12/31/2018 4:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Visitation

Monday

31

Dec

4:30 PM 12/31/2018 4:30:00 PM - 6:00 PM 12/31/2018 6:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

2

Jan

12:00 PM 1/2/2019 12:00:00 PM
Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery

164 Long's Plant Farm Road
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
164 Long's Plant Farm Road Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

164 Long's Plant Farm Road
Goldsboro, NC 27534

164 Long's Plant Farm Road Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

North Carolina State Veteran's Home

2150 Hull Road
Kinston, NC 28501
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