Don “Duck” Yates, 66, of Martin, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at St. Joseph Martin Hospital.
He was born Jan. 26, 1946 to the late Gus Yates and Birchie Garrison Yates Killburn. He was the husband of Glenda Scarberry Yates, and a disabled coal miner.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Earl Yates, and sisters Brenda Hagans and Bill Collins.
He is survived by sons, Randy Yates formerly of Banner, and Devin Yates of Martin; daughters Stacy Yates and Jennifer Yates of Lexington; brothers and sisters Gene Yates, Mike Yates, Danny Yates, Tim Yates, Sue Blevins, Trudy Tackett and Sockie Crum; and several grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin. Burial will follow the services at Martin Cemetery in Martin.
Nelson Frazier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.