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Russell Kenneth Yates

Russell Kenneth Yates

Male 1938 - 2020  (81 years)

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  • Name Russell Kenneth Yates 
    Birth 14 Sep 1938  Meade, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 2 Mar 2020  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5705  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2020 

    Father Stewart Delbert Yates,   b. 26 Mar 1907, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Aug 1970, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Ilah Dee Frans,   b. 5 Aug 1912, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Dec 1994, Decatur, Macon, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F2582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Russell K. Yates, 81, of Syracuse, passed away at 4:48 am on Monday, March 2 at IU Health University Hospital, Indianapolis, after a very brief illness.

      He was born on September 14, 1938 in Battletown, KY, to Stewart and Ilah Dee (Frans) Yates. On July 25, 1964 he married Betty Lou Randles; she died November 26, 2013.

      He is survived by four sons, G. Randle West of MT, David R. West of Phoenix, AZ, Russell L. Yates of Syracuse, Kenneth Scott (Patty) Yates of Bristol; nine grandchildren, Michael West, Matthew West, Benjamin West, Sarah Nichols, Andrew West, Bethany Downey, Jennifer Yates, Joshua (Nadine) Yates, Mary Katelyn (Dean) Ridenour; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jean Motz of Shelbyville, Jan Thomas of Cape Girardeau, MO; brother, Darrell Yates of Seymour.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; grandson, Jeremy Yates; sister, Mildred Stevens.

      Russell worked for Commodore Homes in Syracuse and Guardian in Ligonier. He also worked at area RV factories. He served in the Army during the Vietnam Era and was a member of the Shelbyville American Legion Post 70.

      He enjoyed playing euchre and loved spending time outdoors, especially when he could be fishing or hunting.

      Visitation will be from 4:00 - 7:00 pm on Monday, March 9 at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street, Middlebury.

      Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, March 10 also at the funeral home.

      Burial with military graveside honors will be in Syracuse Cemetery.