Burial will be in Roaches Chapel Cemetery, rural
Mr. Yates owned C.L. Yates Excavating and
farmed in rural Atlanta.
He was born May 11, 1930, in Camden. His parents
were Charles J. and Violet Logsdon Yates. He married
Irma Parn on June 18, 1949.
He is survived by his wife; one son, Kenneth (and
Bobbie Sue) Yates of Atlanta; two daughters,
Charlene (and Capt. Larry) Cripps of Norfolk, Va.,
and Debra (and Scott) Wilcox of McLean; one brother,
Gerald (and Dorothy) Yates of Timewell; a
sister-in-law, Jan Yates of Quincy; six
grandchildren, Angelea (and Brian) Karr, Josh
Baxter, Heather (and Thomas) Miller, Theron Yates,
Amanda (and Ryan) Oehler and Pfc. Drew Wilcox; and
He was preceded in death by one brother, Harlan
He was a member of the International Union of
Operating Engineers for over 60 years.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's
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