Larry Dean Yates, age 61, of Ferguson, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

He was born February 20, 1958 in Wilkes County to Cecil and Ollie Ellis Yates. Mr. Yates was preceded in death by his father; son, Bruce Andrew Yates; and brothers, Roger Lewis Yates and Derrick Anthony Yates.

Surviving are his wife, Karen Shoun Yates; son, Brian Adam Yates and spouse Sheena of Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Trinton Yates, Mason Yates, Henicy Yates; mother, Ollie Ellis Yates of North Wilkesboro; brother, Gary James Yates and spouse Faye of Millers Creek.

Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Miller Funeral Chapel with Rev. Keith Lyon officiating. Entombment will follow in Mountlawn Memorial Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 6:00 until 8:00 Wednesday night. Flowers will be accepted.

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