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Thomas Howard Yates

October 13, 1947 ~ December 22, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Tribute

Thomas Yates, 76, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 22, 2023 after a long fought battle with leukemia.

Thomas was born in Charlotte, North Carolina where he lived until he joined the Navy. At the end of his tour, he was honorably discharged to Norfolk, Virginia. Thomas worked and retired from Premium Distributing in Fredericksburg.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Nancy H. Yates; his sister, Linda Y. Bolick (Dick); two stepsons Clay L. Smith of Nashville, Indiana and Darrin W. Smith of Caroline County; two grandsons; one great-grandson; one great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard D. and M. Frances Yates.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 28, 2023 at Travelers Rest Baptist Church, 6823 Partlow Rd, Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA 22551. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.


Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 27, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg
10830 Patriot Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Service
Thursday
December 28, 2023

10:30 AM
Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg
10830 Patriot Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
December 28, 2023

Sunset Memorial Gardens
3702 Loren Dr
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

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