Bobby Okey Yeargin born October 1st 1933 passed away February 21 2019. Bobby is survived by his wife Linda, daughter Amy and grandchildren Phillip, Katie and Son-in-law, David. Bobby was a veteran of the Air Force during the Korean War. He also served his country in the Army reserve. Bobby was in Secret Service detail for both presidents, John F. Kennendy and Lyndon B. Johnson and spent the majority of his career dedicated to civil service. He received a presidential citation from President Lyndon B. Johnson for his work on the Cuban Refugee Crisis. Bobby had a smile that lit up every room, a huge heart and was respected by everyone that knew him. He loved animals and helping others. Bobby shared his time and talent for painting by volunteering to teach others at church. We will miss Bobby as a loving father and husband. The world will miss a great man and patriot. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. Bobby was a good man. He was generous, happy and nothing he wouldn’t do for his friends and family. He was a good artist among all of his many talents. He will be missed but, leaves behind warm and wonderful memories. Best wishes and condolences to his family.

  2. Bobby was a very good husband, father and grandfather. I know he will be missed. My prayers go out to his family.

  3. Deepest condolences to the Yeargin family and friends for the loss of your loved one Bobby. Very soon Jesus Christ will resurrect the loved ones we have lost in death back to life Acts 24:15; John 5:28, 29, right here on a brand new Paradise Earth no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21: 1-5.

  4. Our heartfelt sympathy to the family in hearing of the passing of a wonderful and loving
    Husband, father and grandfather.
    May the love of friends be a comfort to you all.
    He is at peace with his savior.

  5. Bobby was a great father to Amy, i know he will be missed. Always remember your wonderful memories of him. Much love to you, Julie King

  6. My deepest condolences. I wish that memories of his love for you, service to his country and community, and fun times together as a family bring you warmth and comfort during this time of sadness and loss.

  7. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I hope you find comfort in the memories of him and strength from those around you.

  8. We only knew Bobby for just a few months, however his smile was infectious. He will definitely be missed by my dad and myself. You are all in our prayers as Bobby has taken his Heavenly Flight. Love you all.

  9. My condolences for your loss. I believe my family has one of Bobby’s beautiful paintings from many, many years ago. I would like to know how to contact his wife/children so I may return this to them. It is a symbol of my childhood and owned by my father, who passed 10 years ago. Now that it has passed to me I would love to give it to Bobby’s family so that they may have it as an heirloom. Please email me and I can send photos to verify. It is a gorgeous autumn landscape. Bobby was very good with color and texture.

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