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Roy Yates


1924 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Roy Yates Obituary
Roy Eugene Yates went to be with the Lord on August 15th, 2018. He was born on June 3rd, 1924 to Leroy and Laura Yates in Oklahoma. He joined the Army at 17. After serving during World War ll, Roy became a merchant seaman and married Gladys.
They were married for 54 years. Roy also worked in construction and was a truck driver for many years, and was a rancher for the last 20.
Roy built his own homes, he enjoyed hunting, camping, reading, and being with friends and family.
Roy leaves behind his daughter, Brenda, son Bruce (Sherryl), grandchildren Roy and Samantha, niece Laura (Steve), sister-in-law Shirley, and many great nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Gladys, sister Ozel and brother Leslie.
A celebration of life will be held on September 29th, at 2:00 pm a the Yates Ranch. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the .
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Sept. 14 to Sept. 20, 2018
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