2013-02-09 / Obituaries

James Ronald Yates

James Ronald Yates, 67, of Canal Winchester, passed away January 30, 2013. He was born July 12, 1945, in Athens, OH, to Lillian and Harold Yates. He was a graduate of St. Mary’s High school, retired from AT&T with over 40 years of service, a member of Pioneers of America and a US Navy veteran.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father.

He is survived and will be missed by wife, Kitty; children, Xan ( Jake) Fredericks, Arianne (Jason) Davis, Greg (Kristina) Yates, Brett (Kimmie) Yates, and Natalie (Jeff) Hickernell; grandchildren, Ian Davis, Xavier Yates, Katie (Justin) Gartin, and Adam (Jen) Hickernell ; siblings, Patti (Sam) Noteman, Bill (Carol) Yates, Mike (Selina) Yates, Rita (Fred) McNash, Yvonne Roberts, Bob ( Mary Jo) Yates; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

No calling hours will be observed with future inturnment at Arlington National Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made at GetBehindTheBadge.com and clicking on the Flower Fund for Jim Yates.

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