Robert Strong "Bob" YATES


YATES, Robert Strong "Bob" 80, of Tampa, passed away June 28, 2012 in Tampa, where he lived since 1984. He was formerly of Canton, OH from 1960 until 1984. Bob graduated Dartmouth College in 1953. He served with the US Navy and traveled to Antarctica as Navy ship journalist. He received his master's degree from Northwestern. Bob summered in the Bershires, S. Egremont, MA. Bob was employed at the Timken Company in Canton, OH. Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara B. Yates; father, Franklyn B. Yates; & mother, Gene M. Yates. He is survived by his daughter, Janine Y. Crouch and son-in-law, James H. Crouch. No local services, interment will take place at Greenrich Cemetery, Strong Yates Circle, in Saratoga Springs, NY at a later date. Donations may be sent to the . Condolences may be expressed online at MacDonald Funeral Home Tampa / 813-933-4950

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on July 1, 2012
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