Leslie G. Yarbough

June 2, 1941June 2, 2018
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Leslie G. “Captain Blue” Yarbough, of Swansea, MA passed away on his 77th birthday, June 2, 2018. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Beaudry) Yarbough.

Born in Fall River, MA a son of the late David and Edna (Mitchell) Yarbough he was a longtime area resident.

Mr. Yarbough attended Culinary Arts courses at Bristol Community College. A manager of the Maintenance Department for Fall River Housing authority, he worked for 25 years before his retirement in 2004.

An outdoorsman he enjoyed camping but especially fishing for hours from Stonebridge in Tiverton, RI. With a true appreciation for good style, he liked to dress to impress.

He is survived by his children, Lesley Waite and her husband, Mr. Yarbough’s caretaker, Brian, April Yarbough, Tracie Lavoie, Wendy Eldridge, Renee Lambert, Randy Cowen, Keith Cowen, and Thomas Cowen; one sister, Dorothea Yarbough; one brother, Dana Yarbough; 17 grandchildren, Jasmin, Megan, Makenna, Lucas, Ebony, Jené, Kendra, Robert, Ericka, Joey, Ryan, Kayla, Mason, Morgan, Garrette, Nathan and Danielle; 6 great-grandchildren, Jaylen, Caiden, Braiyalize, Sequoia, Daniel and Jenna; two nephews, Richard, Derek and Todd Yarbough and two nieces, Denise Roman and Lisa Yarbough. He was the grandfather of the late Daniel Yarbough, Sherryanne Valente and Althea Eldridge.

His funeral will be held on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 4:00 PM in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter Street, Fall River. Visiting hours are from 1:00 to 4:00 prior to the service in the funeral home. Burial is private. For tributes and directions, please visit



  • Visitation Sunday, June 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, June 10, 2018


  • Burial

Leslie G. Yarbough

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Renee Lambert

June 10, 2018

Daddy I will always love u u will always be in my heart may u rip always sadly missed but never forget u

Moe Bernier

June 7, 2018

My condolences to the family ,was great working with Leslie at the Fall River Housing Authority

kim luz

June 5, 2018

My deepest sympathy to leslie family as I read,it is a lg family. Fond memories of leslie
Neighbors at hillside Manor
Always with the tooth pick

Anna Wadsworth

June 5, 2018

prayers to you and the family...have great memories of the cook outs and fun times...watching the family grow I won't ever forget all the laughs we had for they make me smile. May you rest in peace and forever be remembered.

Jo-Anne Sbardella

June 4, 2018

My deepest condolences to the family! Leslie was a great man and good friend! May he rest in peace!!❤❤❤

Leonard Baker Sr.

June 4, 2018

A friend Indeed-

Melaine Miranda

June 4, 2018