Fred L. Yates Sr.

December 27, 1930 - December 18, 2022

12/27/1930 - 12/18/2022

Fred L. Yates, Sr., born December 27, 1930 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, died peacefully at his home in Virginia Beach on December 18, 2022.

Fred was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War and longtime employee of C&P Telephone/Bell Atlantic until his retirement. Fred was also a Volunteer Firefighter in the early years of the VBFD.

Fred was predeceased by his parents, Glenn Yates, Sr. and Jennie Trobough Yates; his wives Joan Snead Yates and Norma Osborne Yates; and his brother Glenn Yates, Jr.

Fred is survived by his children Kathy Weinberg (Andrew) of Oviedo, FL, Fred Yates, Jr. and Kimberly Millering, both of Virginia Beach. Fred is also survived by his grandchildren; Mandy Conner, Ryan Yates, Ashley Moss, and Emma Guess.

At his request, there will be no funeral services and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Virginia Beach Fire Foundation.

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Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year 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 Fred L. Yates Sr., 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 Air Force Veteran, Fred L. Yates Sr., 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 †