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Pendleton County Obituaries

Obituaries are posted with the permission of Debbie Dennie, Editor of the "Falmouth Outlook"

Contributed By: Deborah Puschkar

Cincinnati Post, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH (Published: 28 Jul 2009)
Wilbur 'Deac' Yelton, Lithographer And WW II Vet

Wilbur Deac Yelton, died THURSDAY at Highland Springs in Fort Thomas.
Originally born in Cincinnati, he served in WWII and graduated with an art degree from the Cincinnati Art Academy. After spending some time in Florida as an artist, Deac returned to Kentucky and worked as a lithographer in the printing business. Deac was also an avid gardener and fisherman.

Survivors include daughters, Kathy Yelton and Laura Brown both of Falmouth; a son, Merritt Yelton of Cold Spring, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held between 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday at the Calvin Perry Community Center in Alexandria.

Memorials are suggested to the Hospice of the Bluegrass.