David James Yates

February 15, 1930 - February 22, 2023
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St. Helen Catholic Church
Wednesday 3/8, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Wednesday 3/8, 11:00 am
Shadyside Cemetery
11010 Washington Street
Auburn Township, Ohio 44023
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David James Yates “Old Crow” peacefully passed away on February 22, 2023. Born on February 15, 1930, and was named by his Great-Aunt Sister Mary Herman. David had many accolades, among those were Golden Gloves Champion Boxer, Criminal Investigator, Geauga County Deputy Sheriff and ran for Sheriff against his longtime friend and Boss, Louie Robusky.Continue Reading

Jack Swann left a message on March 9, 2023:
I am sorry for your loss. I thought the world of your dad. I have fond memory's of our trips to Canada. Yor dad and I would leave out to fish before the sun came up. He was a great man and someone iI always looked up too. When He came to Florida we hung out together and walked the beach and talked. Always a calm voice of reason. I will miss him .
Paige Prymmer left a message on March 1, 2023:
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your dad was an amazing man. WE SURE GAVE HIM A RUN FOR HIS MONEY!!!!! I remember fondly, his sourdough pancakes!!! Rest peacefully Mr. Yates.
Danny Jones left a message on March 1, 2023:
My Grandpa Yates was/is a calm, compassionate, respectful man that set a positive example for all of us to follow. I had never heard him say anything in anger. Nor did I ever hear him talk bad about anyone. Grandpa Yates’ deeds followed his exemplary, respectful words. Grandpa Yates had many inspirational adventures, and achievements throughout his honorable life. However, I believe Grandpa Yates felt his most prized achievements were his loving, kind-hearted family, and friends. I remember sitting across from Grandpa seeing him smiling while he watched family and friends conversing. What truly brought a smile to his face was seeing his family, and friends interacting with kindness, and respect for each other. Grandpa had great appreciation, and respect for nature, and wildlife.There are many positive aspects of my Grandpa Yates’ life that are worthy of remembering, and including in my daily life. I am thankful, and blessed to have known him.
Patsy (LaRue) Grecar left a message on March 1, 2023:
Lynne & Carey - my heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
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