24533 YarrYARR, William “Bill”….

Surrounded by family, after a brief illness at University Hospital, London on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, Bill Yarr of London in his 89th year.  Beloved husband of Joyce (Smith) Yarr for 66 years.  Proud father of Sally Zandri, Wendy Yarr, Penny Wilkins and Kelly Palmer. Father-in-law to Michael and Frank.  Cherished Grandfather of Rob, Lindsay (Ian), Jessica, Michaila, Marcus and Jocelyn. As a young man, Bill worked hard to provide the best for his family. Even in his 30’s with a wife and 4 daughters, Bill attended McMaster University to pursue his passion – teaching. Between sailing the Great Lakes  and wintering in Florida, he made many life-long friends. London became his home after many years in the Niagara Area.  Card games, Bingo and football conversations kept Bill entertained for the last several years. Cremation has taken place.  Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9 on Friday, September 5, 2014 at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  The celebration of Bill’s life will be held in the chapel on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1 pm, with Reverend David R. Carrothers officiating.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to your local Humane Society or a charity of your choice.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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