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Donald "Don" Hugh Yates

August 13, 1939 ~ March 14, 2022 (age 82)

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Obituary

Donald Hugh “Don” Yates, 82, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Monday, March 14, 2022 at Summit Manor Nursing Home in Columbia.

He was born August 13, 1939, in Adair County, to the late Hugh and Dimple Reeves Yates. Don was a successful businessman, owning and operating Don Yates Drilling, a member of Columbia Baptist Church, had been attending Mt. Zion Community Church and was a U.S. Army Veteran.

Survivors include:

His wife – Frieda Thompson Yates of Columbia

One daughter – Donna Sue Yates of Columbia

One son – Brent Allen Yates of Columbia

One grandson – Waydon Tyler Yates of Lexington

One brother – Bobby Yates of Columbia

Two sisters – Sue Yates Williams of Albany and Betty Yates Bitterling (Ross) of Bowling Green

Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Funeral service – Friday, March 18, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Dwan Hadley officiating

Burial in Reeves Family Cemetery with full military honors presented by V.F. W. Post 6097

Visitation after 10:00 A.M. Friday

Casket Bearers:  Brent Yates, Waydon Yates, David Williams, John Williams, Bobby Yates, Robbie Hancock

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Services

Visitation
Friday
March 18, 2022

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

Funeral Service
Friday
March 18, 2022

2:00 PM
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
200 Campbellsville Street
Columbia, Kentucky 42728

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