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Robert Eugene "Buddy" Yates

July 17, 1952 April 30, 2019
Robert Eugene "Buddy" Yates
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Obituary for Robert Eugene "Buddy" Yates

Robert Eugene Yates
1952 – 2019
Robert Eugene “Buddy” Yates, 66, of Catlettsburg, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Community Hospice Care Center.
Mr. Yates was born July 17, 1952 in Kenova, WV to the late Ernest Eugene and Louise Pruitt Yates. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Fred Yates.
Buddy attended Boyd County High School, and retired in 2000 from Ashland Independent School System, as a Custodian. He enjoyed working in the yard and watching ball games, especially UK. He was of the Nazarene faith.
Buddy is survived by his adoring wife of 45 years, Brenda Kay Rice Yates; one sister, Tootie Howard, her husband David, of Willowood, OH; mother-in-law, Virginia Rice, brother-in-law Curtis Rice, Sr, nieces, Tina Adams, Teresa Preston, Amanda Damron, nephews, Joey Yates, Curtis Rice, Jr, 6 great nieces, 5 great nephews, and many close friends.
Funeral Service for Mr. Yates will be at 12:00pm, Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Neal Funeral Home, 2409 Center Street, Catlettsburg. Pastor Mike Amos will officiate. Final resting place in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens. Visiting hours are 10:30am until Service time, Thursday at the Funeral Home.
Flowers are welcome, or donations can be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

2

May

10:30 AM 5/2/2019 10:30:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/2/2019 12:00:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home

2409 Center Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Neal Funeral Home
2409 Center Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Service

Thursday

2

May

12:00 PM 5/2/2019 12:00:00 PM - 12:30 PM 5/2/2019 12:30:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home

2409 Center Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Neal Funeral Home
2409 Center Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

55th Street
Ashland, KY 41101

55th Street Ashland 41101 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Community Hospice Care Center

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