Obituary of James Howard Yates Jr.
James Howard Yates Jr.
December 6, 1953 - August 6, 2019
Married Theresa Gross July 3, 1977
No more pain, suffering or tears....Heaven has a New Angel
He is survived by his wife of 42 years: Theresa Gross Yates-CA
3 daughters: Jacquelynn Yates (Jason Glasco) - IL; Melissa Yates- CA; Kaelynn Yates Whipple - Son-in-law Robert Whipple - CA; Son-in-law Kevin Osbourn - CA
6 grandsons: Kyle Osbourn - ID; Kevin "Dillon" Osbourn, Kollin Osbourn & Kameron Osbourn of Portola, CA; Mason Mills - CA & Leon Graham - CA
4 granddaughters: Mikayla Brown-Sentner & Haylie Whipple - CA; Briana & Hayden Glasco - IL, 3 great grandsons & 2 great granddaughters.
Numerous nieces and nephews and their familes; Roni Shepard, Dean Munson, Samantha/Matthew, Danielle/Neil, Stephanie Ulrich.
Aunts/Uncles/Cousins: Pauline Turner, Vernie Yates, Mitch Schanuth, Debbie Yates, Lisa Snellen-Hamacher, Linda Reeves, Pam Mayfield, Ronda Clay, Rick and Wanda Yates
Brothers/Sister in Laws/Familes Gross: David/Brenda, Charlie/Linda. Ron, Rhonda Bruce, Roy/Mindy, John/Donna, Rebecca/Michael Hintz & all the extended Gross family members, so many more family members & friends, Yates, Snellen, Gross who will miss him greatly.
He is preceded in death by his parents Rev. James Yates Sr & Helen Snellen Yates, his brother Steven (Stevie) Yates, his sister Janice Kay Yates Munson & brother-in-law Roy Munson, his niece Susan Kay Munson Schutz & husband David Schutz as well as numerous other family members that we all love and miss.
Jim or JR, as many knew him by, was a loving husband, great father/grandfather & a loyal friend. He will forever hold a special place in our hearts. In respect to his wishes there will be no Funeral/Memorial Service. He wanted those who knew him, to remember him with a grin/joking maner.
Arrangements are entrusted to Ramsey Funeral Home 530-534-3877.
Ramsey Funeral Home
1175 Robinson St.
Tel (530) 534-3877
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Oroville Funeral Home
1454 Montgomery St.
Tel (530) 533-0323
Fax (530) 533-0822
Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel
679 Ohio St.
Tel (530) 846-2138
Fax (530) 846-2897
At Ramsey Funeral Homes, our focus is to help the living successfully navigate the Acute Loss Period, the crucial time between the event of death and the onset of grief.