David A. Yeates, 84, of Lincoln, passed away October 9, 2018 at his residence.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Burial will take place at a later date in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield.
David was born March 24, 1934 in Peoria, IL., the son of Forrest and Gretchen (Albright) Yeates. He married Marjorie
( Miller) Crowell on March 23, 1991.
He proudly served his country in the United States Army and Air National Guard. He enjoyed auctions and flea markets. He was a Gold Wing Club member and enjoyed riding his motorcycle in previous years.
Surviving are his wife Marjorie of Lincoln; children: Donna Semon of Springfield, Franklin Yeates of Athens, and Kenneth (Patricia) Yeates of Athens; 3 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; Siblings: Carol Hilshire of Lincoln, Richard Yeates of Springfield, Mary Ann Eisenhuth of Lamoille, and Dale (Elaine) Yeates of Wisconsin. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Stephen Yeates and step son Perry Crowell.
Memorial donations may be made to the organization of the donor’s choice.