Mr. Charles Wade Yates, age 80 of Washington County, passed away September 24 at his home.
He was born February 20, 1936 in Vernon to the late William Roland Yates and Eunice Dee Miller Yates.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Yates was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Yates, and a sister, Virginia Yates.
Mr. Yates is survived by his wife of 59 years, Vivian Yates of Bonifay; one son, Billy Yates of Bonifay; three daughters: Maresha Linton of Bonifay, Sherri Lynn Reeves of Bonifay, and Dee Dee Yates of Pensacola; one brother, Roland Yates and wife Sarah of Chipley; five grandchildren: C.C. Linton and wife Nicole, Stephen Reeves, Crystal Fravezzi and husband Bert, Missy Dreblow and husband Billy, Morgan Whitsett-Yates; 11 great grandchildren: Summer Linton, Sierra Linton, Chad Epley, Chase Epley, Landon Epley, Katelynn Dreblow, River Whitsett, Tyson Fravezzi, Aalyla Whitsett, Cassie Dodge, Samantha Dodge.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 28, at 11 a.m. in the Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Peel Funeral Home Vernon Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Emerald Coast Hospice, 1330 South Boulevard, Chipley, FL 32428.