Denvil Lee Yates, 82 of Rochester formally of Pierceton, IN passed away Sunday October 5, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Rochester, IN. He was born on August 29, 1932 to Thomas Sherman and Katie (Spencer) Yates in Prestonsburg, KY.
He was united in married to Mary Louise Meade on December 30, 1955 in She preceded him in death on June 7, 2009. He retired in 1999 from Creighton Brothers in the Poultry Division. Lee enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his daughters, Alicia Jean Miller of Pierceton, IN, Kattie Ann Amburgy of Rochester, IN, Carolyn (and spouse Arnold) Shepherd of Warsaw and Charlene (and spouse Jerry) Wogoman of Rochester, IN; A son Arthur (and spouse Lorene) Yates of Warsaw, IN. 15 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, one grandchild.
Visitation will be on Wednesday October 8, 2014 from Noon (12:00 p.m.) to the time of the service at 10:00 a.m. Thursday October 9, 2014 at Gods Highway to Heaven Church, Warsaw with Pastor Bob Brown officiating.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
The family is requesting that the memorial contributions be made to Gods Highway to Heaven Church, 550 Webber, Warsaw, IN 46580.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel is entrusted to assist the family with the arrangement.