Monte L. Yarnell, 55, passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021 surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Monte was born December 11, 1965 to Donna and Randall Yarnell, Senior, of Bellefonte. He was a 1984 graduate of Bellefonte Area High School and CPI Precision Machining.
On October 28, 1989, he married his best friend, Robin Myers. Together, Monte and Robin had 39 years together and four wonderful children- Shentel (and husband, Dave) Downes, Danielle (Yasin) Yarnell, Wyatt (and wife, Tessa) Yarnell, and Devin (and wife, Skylar) Yarnell. Monte had one grandson, Oran Downes.
Monte was a machinist for Leco Corporation for 37 years. When not working, he loved spending time on his small farm and spending time with his kids and grandson. Monte had a passion for camping, fishing, woodworking, hunting, shooting, and gardening.
As Monte believed deeply in giving back to his community, Monte’s family plans to honor him by holding an annual fundraiser to help less fortunate families during the holiday season.
Monte was preceded in death by his mother, Donna, brother, Randy, uncles Irvin and Tom.
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