JAMES BENARR YATES 85, of Salisbury, MD, passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake. Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Newell Thomas Yates and Nellie Bratten Yates. "Jim" was a US Marine Corps veteran and was previously the President of the former First Federal Savings & Loan in Annapolis. He was an avid golfer. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Dona Marie Engh Yates; a daughter, Mary Anne Cline and her husband, Dr. Steven Cline of Iron River, MI; a son, Thomas Patrick Yates and his wife, Lisa of Stevensville, MD; 5 grandchildren, Maggie, Carolina, Rachel, James and Bink; and 2 cousins, Judy Dukes and Pam Tice. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Paul Michael Yates. In lieu of services, the family requests that you honor Mr. Yates according to your faith and tradition. Contributions may be made in his memory to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family.
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Oct. 27, 2013
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