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Joel Preston Yaden, age 61, husband of Lillie Cornett Yaden of London, Kentucky, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at Saint Joseph London Hospital. He was the father of Farrah Yaden of Cliffside Park, New Jersey, and Rachel Furnish and husband Wes of Lexington, Kentucky, the brother of Mike Yaden and wife Faith, Bill Yaden and wife Diane, and Jennifer Gibbs and husband Dennis all of London, Kentucky. He is also survived by one granddaughter, Lyla Jane Furnish of Lexington, Kentucky. Joel was a thoughtful husband, loving Dad and a proud grandfather. He had such a good heart in helping others. Joel was known for his love of cooking, his quick wit and genuine smile. He was very creative and loved antiquing. After a year long battle with cancer, Joel went home to be with the Lord. He was blessed to have spent his last few weeks with the ones he loved. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Yaden and Myrtle Lynch Yaden. Funeral Services for Joel Preston Yaden will be conducted 11:00 AM Monday, June 27, 2016 in London Funeral Home Chapel with Harlan Avera and Jamie Maxey officiating. Burial will follow at Cornett Cemetery, Fogertown, Kentucky. The family of Joel Preston Yaden will receive friends at London Funeral Home after 5:00 PM Sunday, June 26, 2016. In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society or Calvary Baptist Church Outreach Ministry.
Published on June 28, 2016
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