Jimmy Earl Yates of Cuba, Missouri was born on March 6, 1940 in Alton, Illinois and passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018 at the age of 78 years.
Jimmy was united in marriage to Dorothy A. Souders on June 12, 1971 in Cuba, Missouri.
Jimmy owned and operated Yates Lawn Service for many years. He enjoyed watching television and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George A. and Rachel I. (McMullin) Yates; wife, Dorothy A. (Souders) Yates; infant son, Jonathan Yates; three brothers, Selby, George and Herbert Yates; and one sister, Elinor Kim Yates.
He is survived by two children, Timothy and Jeanette Yates; one sister, Betsy and husband Jim Shockley; one brother-in-law, Norman Souders, all of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Private family graveside service with Pastor Jim Moore officiating, were held at the Licklider Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.