February 19, 1934 - October 18, 2010
Dr. Robert Arlen Yeakley passed away on Monday October 18, 2010 at Zale-Lipshy Hospital in Dallas Texas. Bob was born on February 19th, 1934 in Ardmore Oklahoma to Charles C. Yeakley and Laura Bell Armacost Yeakley. The family moved to Muskogee Oklahoma in 1938. He attended schools in Muskogee. He was a graduate of Northeastern State College in Tahlequah OK where he majored in biology and chemistry. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine in 1960. He received his internship training at St. John’s Hospital in Tulsa OK. He was Board Certified as a physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Bob married Marjorie Johnson in February 1957 in Muskogee OK. They had two sons. Marjorie passed away in April 1988. Bob married Terri Lynn Wade in March 1989 at First Baptist Church Dallas Texas. One of Bob’s favorite scriptures was Ecclesiastes 9:9—Enjoy life with the woman whom you love all the days of your fleeting life which He has given to you under the sun; for this is your reward in life and in your toll in which you have labored under the sun. Bob served as a physician in Public Health Service in Alaska and the United States Air Force. He had a private practice in Paris Texas for 17 years. Bob worked as a Medical Director at Blue Cross Blue Shield in Dallas for 14 years. Bob was a member of Baruch HaShem Messianic Synagogue in Dallas TX. He loved studying scripture and Biblical history. He enjoyed learning to read the Hebrew language and appreciated his Hebrew language teachers. Bob also enjoyed sports, wood working and target shooting. Bob will be dearly missed by his wife Terri. He is survived by his son Jon Alan Yeakley and wife Patricia of Portland OR, his son Tim Yeakley and wife Cathy of Royce City TX, brother Murray Yeakley and wife Betty of The Woodlands TX, and grandchildren Megan Yeakley of Commerce TX and John Patrick Yeakley of Portland OR. Bob is also survived by mother and father-in law Lawrence and Betty Wade of Paris TX, brother-in-law Jim Wade and wife Kay of Sunnyvale TX, and brother-in-law Jerry Wade and wife Joy of Azle TX. He has numerous nephews and nieces who love their Uncle Bob. A Memorial Service will be held at Baruch HaShem Messianic Synagogue in Dallas TX on Sunday October 31st at 2PM. Rabbi Marty Waldman and Elder Dave Pyles will lead the memorial. All family and friends are invited to the Memorial Service.
Dr. Robert Arlen Yeakley passed away on Monday October 18, 2010 at Zale-Lipshy Hospital in Dallas Texas. Bob was born on February 19th, 1934 in Ardmore Oklahoma to Charles C. Yeakley and Laura Bell Armacost Yeakley. The family moved to Muskogee... View Obituary & Service Information
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