Burl Yates Jr.

April 1, 1926 - November 4, 2017

04/01/1926 - 11/04/2017

Past Services

Tuesday November 21, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church
3838 Lincoln Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
740-676-5936 | Directions
Tuesday November 21, 2017
11:00 am
Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church
3838 Lincoln Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
740-676-5936 | Directions

Burl Yates Jr. 91, of Shadyside, OH died Saturday, November 4, 2017, in Columbus, OH. surrounded by his family.

Burl was born April 1, 1926 in West Wheeling, Ohio to the late Burl Sr. and Bessie (Hinds) Yates. Burl was a proud WWII Navy veteran. He retired from First Energy, was a member of Masonic Lodge #724 Shadyside, He was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville.

Through the years he transported children to various Shriners Hospitals. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He served as a member of the Shadyside City Council and was an auctioneer, sold real-estate during his retirement years.

Burl was preceded in death by the love of his life, Luella (Shook) Yates and son, Tom.

Burl is survived by son Mark (Sue) and grandsons, Kelly (Hinda), Kyle (Emily) and Kory (Gabriella), great granddaughters, Leilana and Benna, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial visitation and service will be held at the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church, Shadyside, where Burl was a longtime member, Tuesday, from 10 a m until time of service at 11 a m with Reverend Randy Weaver officiating.

The Belmont County Council of the American Legion will conduct services at 10:45am

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church by going to TMCFunding.com

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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Rosalie Wenckoski
6 years ago

With deepest sympathy for loss in the family,Burl…To add Luella and Burl were devoted and dedicated docents to the National Imperial Glass Museum and wealth of information.Prayers are with the family.. Rosalie Wenckosk, Adm.

Dick Bruney
6 years ago

So sorry for yor loss. Burl was a positive influence on my life as a youngster. Prayers for your family.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Burl Yates Jr., give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, Burl Yates, Jr, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †