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Richard Wayne Yarber

December 18, 1940 — August 12, 2023


Richard Wayne Yarber


Richard Wayne “Dick” Yarber, a proud veteran of the United States Air Force, passed away August 12th, 2023, at the age of 82.  


The son of Horace Yarber and Elizabeth Evangeline Tungate, Dick grew up in Shelbyville Indiana. He was born 18 Dec 1940 and at the age of 20 enlisted in the United States Navy. After serving in the Navy, he transferred to the Naval Reserve before joining the United States Air Force. He valued this service highly and attained the distinguished rank of E-8.


Dick is survived by his wife of 59 years, Beverly, his two children; Tammy and Todd and their spouses Bob and Melissa; his five grandchildren; Tara, Jonathan, Jeremy, Megan, and Jessica; and his five great-grandchildren, Finley, Ava, Colt, Nicolai, and Lyla.


A service honoring his life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 17, 2023, at Reimann Family Funeral Home, 274 Beauvoir Road, Biloxi. Interment will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery, 400 Veterans Ave. Biloxi.


In lieu of flowers please make donations in Mr. Yarber’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project at


Riemann Family Funeral Home, Biloxi was proud to serve the Yarber family.

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