Mr. Kyle Stephan Yates, 44, of LaGrange passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013, at his home.
Kyle was born October 23, 1968, in Warner Robins, GA, son of the late Vernon Wendell Yates and Stephanie Suzanne Rikard Yates. He had lived in LaGrange most of his life and attended Baptist Tabernacle Church. Kyle was employed by EHD Technologies as the site manager for Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia. He was well known in the community for his experience in automobile paint and body work and had worked for West Georgia Paint and Body, Precision Body Shop and Collision Auto Craft.
Survivors include his wife, Stacey Smith Yates; daughter, Skyler Yates; 2 sisters, Nila Yates Bouma and Amanda Patterson; half sister, Sherry Etheridge; half brother, Danney Yates; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 4:00 P.M. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Baptist Tabernacle Church with Reverend Jimmy McMillian and Pastor Rodney Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Meadoway Gardens Cemetery.
The family will be at the home of his wife, Stacey Yates, and will also receive family and friends on Friday from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at Baptist Tabernacle Church.
Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.
Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to Baptist Tabernacle Church in memory of Kyle S. Yates.
Contributions may also be made to the Skyler Yates Scholarship Fund, c/o Synovus/Commerical Bank and Trust branches.
Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA, 30240 (706) 884-8636