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Herbert E. Yarborough
June 16, 2022


On Thursday, June 16, 2022, Herbert Ellis Yarborough, Jr., of Warwick, RI, passed away at the age of 73. Herb was born in Pawtucket, RI, to Herbert Ellis Yarborough, Sr., and Beatrice Warburton Yarborough. He received his degree in Engineering from Wentworth Institute in Boston in 1968, and he worked for 24 years at Digital Equipment Corporation.

On May 30, 1971, he married Linda Bourassa. They raised one son, Dale. Always a loving husband and father, Herb had a passion for woodworking, technology, and animals. He is predeceased by his wife of nearly 50 years Linda. He leaves behind his son Dale Yarborough (Brooke) and grandson Brayden, of Sherborn, MA, and sister Beverly Fairhurst (Ernest), of Pawtucket, RI. A Celebration of Life will be held with family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to the American Cancer Society.

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Anderson Winfield Funeral Home
Route 44 at Greenville Common
Greenville, RI 02828