|Birth: ||Feb. 18, 1927|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 2009|
DARL V. "Bud" YATES
Feb. 18, 1927 - Jul. 4, 2009
Darl V. "Bud" Yates, 82, of Molalla died at his home under hospice care July 4, 2009.
He was born Feb. 18, 1927 in Tulsa, Okla. to Jack and Alma Yates. He attended schools in Tulsa and Alhambra High School in Martinez, Calif. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and later held jobs as a welder, millwright, mechanic and school bus driver. He retired from an oil refinery after a 31-year career there. He was a deacon of the Open Bible Church in Concord, Calif. and an honorary member of the Molalla Assembly of God. On Sept. 20, 1949 he married his wife, BILLIE N. YATES, in Pacheco, Calif.
Survivors include his wife, Billie; sons, Jack C. Yates and Darl V. Yates Jr.; daughter, Tammy L. Yates; twin sister, Dorlene; brother, Eli; six grandchildren; countless nieces, nephews, cousins and foster children and one "great-granddog."
Burial was at Willamette National Cemetery on July 8. A memorial service was held July 14. Pastor Mike Cole of the Molalla Assembly of God officiated and Jack C. Yates was the chaplain. Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.
Published in the Molalla Pioneer
Willamette National Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 28, 2009
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