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William Howard "Billy" Yates

March 30, 1953 ~ September 1, 2019 (age 66)


On September 1, 2019; William Howard Yates, age 66 of Phoenix; beloved husband of Debbie Mae Yates nee Shepperd; beloved father of Beth Shepperd Yates-Hobbs and her husband James, Travis William Yates and his wife Kristin; loving son of Ruth Ann Yates and the late James Harrison Yates Sr; cherished grandfather of Jamie, Grayson and Cooper Hobbs; dear brother of James Yates Jr and wife Nancy, and Donald Yates; father and mother in law, the late Harold and Louise Shepperd; brother in law of Donald Shepperd and wife Linda, Dale Shepperd, Darlene Shepperd, Doug Shepperd and wife Carolyn and the late David Shepperd; also survived by a sister in law Shelly Shepperd, also many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and celebrate Billy's life at the Evans Life Celebration Home-16924 York Road-Monkton on Sunday, September 8 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM with a funeral service 11 AM Monday at Clynmalira United Methodist Church-Phoenix. Interment Clynmalira United Methodist Church Cemetery.

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