Curt Yardley

Curt Yardley

Curt Yardley, 56, of Parsons passed away at 7:51 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, at the Labette Health emergency room.  

Justin Curt Yardley was born on Feb. 18, 1965, to Roy Yardley Jr. and Evelyn (Leeper) Yardley in Garden City. As a young boy, he grew up and attended school in Garden City.

For the last 30 years, Curt has lived in Parsons and worked in the railroad shop in Parsons. He enjoyed playing his guitar and working on vehicles, especially his truck.

Survivors include his longtime companion, Diane Yager of the home; his mother, Evelyn Yardley of Garden City; one son, Justin G. Yardley of Oswego; one daughter, Jenna Yardley of Oswego; three stepsons, Joshua Garoutte of Coffeyville, Jeremiah Garoutte and his wife, Ashley, of Coffeyville and Larry Garoutte of Parsons; one stepdaughter, Jessica Gorham and her husband, Travis, of Coffeyville; six grandchildren as well as two on the way; three brothers, Darwin Yardley and his wife, Ronnie, of Locust Grove, Oklahoma, Troy Yardley of Wichita and Brian Todd Yardley of Hugoton; two sisters, Robin Mills of Cherryvale and Valerie Otzuka and her husband, Marty, of Garden City; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Yardley Jr.; and two sisters, Jacque Harrison and Traci Harrison.

A memorial service will be announced at a later day. Cremation is under the direction of Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home of Parsons.

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