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Captain David R. Yates


Captain David R. Yates

Details:

Passed: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Funeral: Saturday, March 12, 2016

Age: 66
Location: Greenville
Veteran

Captain David Ray Yates, 66, died March 9, 2016 at McCall Hospice House.

A native of Greenville, son of the late Charles Ray and Carol Irene Baldwin Yates, he was a retired Captain of the Parker District Fire Department and also worked at the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Fire Department.

In the early years, Mr. Yates volunteered with the Lake Cunningham Fire Department.

Mr. Yates served in the Navy Reserves, was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Firefighters, a full time RV?er for the past twelve years and a member of Cornerstone Christian Church, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Surviving:

Surviving are his wife, Dolores Boling Yates; a daughter, Angie Hamill (Tom) of Chugiak, Alaska; and two brothers, Dale Yates of Turbeville, and Alan Yates of Perry.

Funeral Services:

A memorial service with firefighter honors will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2016 at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by Pastor Jeremy Cox.

Visitation will be held 12:30-1:45 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2016 at The Wood Mortuary.

Honorary escorts will be the Parker District Fire Department and the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Fire Department.

Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Christian Church, 1411 Lantana Lane, Knoxville, Tennessee 37912.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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