Clinton R. Yates

May 30, 1933 ‒ June 07, 2015

Centerburg, Ohio

Clinton R. Yates, age 82 of Centerburg, died Sunday morning June 7, 2015 at the Knox Community Hospital Emergency Room

He was born on May 30, 1933 in Pike County, Ohio to the late John W. and Ollie M (Cooley) Yates. He was a US Marine Corp Veteran serving in Korea and a graduate of University of Dayton with a degree in Engineering. He was a retired Mechanical Engineer for Dayton Controls with 30 years of service retiring in 1997.

He is survived by sister: Emma Jean Dinsmore of Troy; nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife: Virginia L (Moore) Yates on August 8, 2014; daughter Ora J. Jones and Grandson Jason Flinchum.

Graveside services will be held Thursday 2:30 at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Piqua, officiated by his nephew Pastor Raymond Ogburn.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury.

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