Stephen Michael Yates
Of: Madison, TN
Died: Friday, January 29, 2021, at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN.
Mr. Yates was born in Highland Park, a suburb of Detroit, Michigan on February 4, 1952. He graduated from Dickson County High School and later received a degree in Communication from Cornell University. He served in the United States Army and the Army National Guard for 22 years, retiring with the rank of Sergeant First Class, E-7. He earned and was awarded Food Service Specialist and Finance Specialist throughout his military career. He retired from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, as PA-3 Compliance Auditor where he led professional auditors in performing financial, compliance, and operational audits.
Visitation: 11:00 a.m. until time of service Thursday, February 4, 2021 at the Spann Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: will be conducted from the Chapel of the Spann Funeral home at 1:00 p.m. February 4, 2021 with Brother Jacob Galloway officiating.
Interment to follow at Dickson County Memorial Gardens
Melvin Yates of Dickson, TN
Jennifer Yates of Clarksville, TN
Charles Yates of Dickson, TN
Gary Yates of Dickson, TN
David Yates (Betty) of Ducks River, TN
Kristin Yates of Dickson, TN
Brittany Yates of Dickson, TN
Courtney Yates of Dickson, TN
Conner Yates of Dickson, TN
Hayden Hunter, Kynlee Hunter, Jayce Howell
Preceded in Death by:
Mother: Sarah Marie Yates of Dickson, TN
Memorial donation may be given to Spann Funeral Home.
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