Gene L. Yates

Gene L. Yates, 83, of Republic, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin.

He was born Oct. 10, 1935, in Republic, to Kirk N. and Harriet (Dornan) Yates.

Survivors include a nephew, Steven Golling of Pomona, California; and good friends, Vaughn (Sharon) Riffe of Republic.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Paul and Bruce Yates; and four sisters, Ruth Dawm, Anna Golling, Nancy Wenner and Frances Porter.

There will be a memorial service for Gene held at a later date.

Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home in Bloomville is assisting the family with their arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Republic United Church of Christ.