Arliss Yellott, 88, died Thursday, Aug. 6, in Vidor. A native of DeQuincy, he was a longtime resident of Vidor.

Arliss served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He loved to fish, hunt, and spend quality time with his loving family and friends. He was known as a master of practical jokes.

Arliss is survived by a daughter, Eunice Elaine Stratton of Orange; sons, William Frederick Yellott of Trinity, Arliss Ray Yellott and wife Carolyn of Waskom and Dalton Philip Yellott of Vidor. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and many great grandchildren and a brother, Dalton Woodrow Yellott and wife Nancy of Vidor.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years, Eunice Ellenore Yellott, son, Gary Joe Yellott and brother, George Ray Yellott.

Funeral services will be Monday, Aug. 10, at 10:00 a.m., at Memorial Funeral Home with interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park.