John Willie Yates Jr., 72, of Warrenton, passed away June 27, 2017, at Fauquier Hospital.
He was born January 28, 1945.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Rebecca Yates of Warrenton; two daughters, Terry Chambers and husband Timothy of Warrenton and Kenya Weldon of Gainesville; three sons, John F. Yates and wife Kimberly of Warrenton, Edward Leon Yates and wife Tara of Warrenton and Charles Clark and wife Tenika of Kernersville, N.C.; five sisters, Ida Yates of Remington, Marion Yates of Amissville, Janice Gibson of Warrenton, Gloria Smoot Mabry of Washington, D.C., and Anne Smoot of Bowie, Md.; two brothers, Edward L. Yates of Warrenton and James Smoot and wife Tiffany of Crofton; 15 grandchildren; six great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 9, when the funeral will begin at Faith Christian Church, 6472 Duhollow Road, Warrenton. Rev. Moyer Foddrell Jr. will deliver the eulogy. Interment will be in Bright View Cemetery near Warrenton.
Online condolences may be offered at www.joynesfuneralhome.com