John W. ìJackî Yardley, 59, of Flat Rock, passed away Friday, October 2, 2009, at Elizabeth House following a brief illness. A native of Camden, NJ, he was a son of the late John W. Yardley, Sr., and Ethel Bowman Yardley of Ormond-By-The-Sea, FL. A sister, Linda Ragan, also preceded him in death. He was a code welder for Hosakawa/Bepex in Santa Rosa, CA, retiring after twenty years of service. He was a member of Redwood Lodge #1178 of the IAMAU.
In addition to his mother, survivors include his loving wife of thirty-seven and a half years, Kathleen W. Yardley; a son, Sean D. Yardley and Amanda Boyle of Walnut Creek, CA; a daughter, Erin E. Yardley of Flat Rock; a brother, Marc E. Yardley and his wife Brenda of Colorado Springs, CO; a grandson, Trenton James Patrick Yardley of Walnut Creek, CA, several aunts and uncles, and a number of nieces and nephews.
A private service is planned.
Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or Embracing Simplicity Hermitage, 41 Wisdom Lane, Hendersonville, NC 28739.