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Anthony Gene Yates

June 28, 1968 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 52)

Obituary

Anthony Gene Yates, 52, of Holly Pond, passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. He was born June 28, 1968, in Marshall County, to Donald Gene Yates and Gladys Louise Arrington.

Mr. Yates enjoyed football and the outdoors. Before his retirement, Anthony worked as a dog catcher for the City of Huntsville. He was full of mischief and was always causing “trouble.” Anthony was a son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and a friend. His joy came in spending time with his grandchildren and he loved being their “Papa.”

Mr. Yates is survived by his father, Donald Gene Yates; mother, Gladys Louise Arrington Carr; daughters, Jennifer (Jimmy) Bedsole; Laura (Garrett) Totcky; brothers, Kevin (Tara) Yates, Brian (Cassie) Carr; sister, Glendia Breaux; godson, Damen Guthrie; grandchildren, Christopher Bedsole, Luke Bedsole, Drew Bedsole, Layla Totcky; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Yates are 3 p.m., Sunday, December 13, 2020, at Union Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Dr. David Chambers officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. Phil White, Chris Culp, Eric Arrington, Jason Arrington, Damen Guthrie, Christopher Bedsole, Tony Arrington, and Glenn Arrington will serve as pallbearers. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, December 13, at the church, beginning at 1 p.m.  

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Services

Family and Friends Visitation
Sunday
December 13, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Union Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church
County Road 1742
Holly Pond, AL 35083

Funeral Service
Sunday
December 13, 2020

3:00 PM
Union Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church
County Road 1742
Holly Pond, AL 35083

Burial

Union Grove Cemetery, Holly Pond

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