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James Edward Yates, Sr

May 13, 1939 — July 30, 2020

James Edward Yates, Sr, 81, passed away Thursday, July 30th, 2020. A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 1st at West Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Steve Jones officiating.

Mr. Yates was born in Fayette City, PA, a son of the late John Thomas and Annabel Kepple Yates. He was married to the late Frances Elizabeth McGee Yates. Mr. Yates was a United States Air Force Veteran, where he worked as a communications specialist. Most of his career, he worked at various trucking companies, including Southeastern Freight Lines, as a transportation specialist. He was a member of Richland Springs Baptist Church.

Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Pamela E. Mohl (David) of Pennsylvania; son and daughter-in-law, James Edward Yates, Jr (Kimberly); sisters, Janet Y. Shetterly, Nancy Y. Ambrose; grandchildren, Eric James Yates, Sarah Elizabeth Mohl and Carly Alyssa Yates. He was preceded in death by his sister, Lilly Y. Margie, and brothers, Richard and John Yates.

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