Herman Yates

Herman Yates

Wednesday, November 29th, 1950 - Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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Obituary

Haysi, VA- Herman Yates, age 69, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN. Born in Buchanan County, he was a son of the late Tilden and Louannie Yates. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, he was a miner and member of UMWA Local #7170. He was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Jerry Yates and Troy Yates, sisters, Sylvia Jean Yates and husband, Huley and Margaret Deel and husband, Bruce.
Survivors include his wife, Evonne (Cookie) Yates, a son, Kevin (Stephanie) Yates, a daughter, Tara (Marty) Potter both of Haysi, grandchildren, Aiden, Autumn, Connor, Walker, Jozee, Gabby, Kenzie, Dalton, Dales and Melody, brothers, Lonnie (Fayger) Yates, Billy (Jeraldine) Yates and Danny (Margie) Yates, sisters, Ponzella (late Carter) Owens, Sadie (Auty) Deel and Brenda (Jackie) Yates and sisters-in-law, Joyce and Sue Yates.
A visitation will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, at the funeral home adhering to Covid restrictions 10 at a time. Graveside services will be conducted on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Yates Cemetery, Greenbrier, VA with Elder Danny Yates officiating. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be Marty Potter, Ryan Belcher, Cody Billiter, Jody Sykes, Josh Blankenship, Michael Deel, Nicholas Yates and Ronald Blankenship. Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Hockman, Dalton Hockman, Victor Wallace and Scott Deel. Online condolences may be sent to www.haysifuneral.com Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 | 5:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 5:00pm
    Location
    Haysi Funeral Home
    Address
    24682 Dickenson Highway
    HAYSI, VA 24256
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    Officiant
    Danny Yates
  • Interment

    Location
    Yates Cemetery Greenbrier
    Address
    Greenbrier
    Greenbrier, VA
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    Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. with a visitation to start at 1:00 p.m.

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Doug Owens

Posted at 09:14pm
So sorry for your loss..... Herman was a good man.
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Theda. N Jerry

Posted at 11:55pm

Prayers for the family during this sad time.In my thoughts often.Love Jerry&Theda
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Lillian, Clay, Josh,and Tonya.

Posted at 07:21pm
In memory of a kind, loving and generous person. With love and deepest sympathy.
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Helen Owens

Posted at 03:15pm
Ihope our loving act of planting a tree in memory of Herman, will somehow comfort you and your family. Helen, Devey, Wesley, Whitney, Dustin & Family
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Marsha Horn

Posted at 08:50am
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. Just know you and your family are surrounded by love during this difficult time.

Marsha Horn
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