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 Joseph Bernard “Fod” Yates

Joseph Bernard “Fod” Yates

Birth
Casey County, Kentucky, USA
Death 27 Jul 1951 (aged 52)
Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Burial Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 100124914 · View Source
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July 28, 1951 Crawsfordsville, Ind. Front page news
Dies in Mishap at Elevator
Ex-resident buried alive
Burial in the Masonic cemetery @ Crawfordsville will follow services @ 2:30 at
the Bright Funeral Home there for Bernard "Fod" Yates, 52 year old former
resident who died of an accident yesterday afternoon at the Cherry Grove six
miles from Crawfordsville.
Mr. Yates , an employee at the elevator, fell into a bin while attempting to
repair a leak and was buried alive under several tons of corn.
A native of Kentucky, Mr. Yates lived here from 1938 until about four years ago
and during that time was employed att the Boone Grain and Seed Elevator. He was
a member of the Catholic Church and a former member of the Moose Lodge.
Survivors are his widow, Faye Tolley Yates, Crawfordsville, and a three year old
daughter, Alice Faye Yates. one brother and three sisters of Louisville, Ky. The
body is at the funeral home where friends may call.


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  • Created by: Jon Rice
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100124914
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Bernard “Fod” Yates (8 Oct 1898–27 Jul 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100124914, citing Oak Hill Grant Avenue Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jon Rice (contributor 46896745) .