Alan John Yates

 Alan John  Yates, 65, of Vermilion, died Monday, September 10, 2018 at Mercy Regional Medical Center.

Alan was born September 5, 1953 in Elyria .He  had been a Vermilion resident  since 1984 moving from Elyria.  

Alan worked as an electrician.  The last 10 years he worked at KBI.

Alan did a lot of volunteer work including volunteering for the Sheriff's Department.  He enjoyed race cars which he raced  and loved animals especially his dogs.  

He is survived by his wife, Michelle (nee Waterfield) Yates of Vermilion; brothers, Arthur Yates, Jr. of Syracuse, NY, and  Michael  Yates of Oberlin, sisters, Barbara Yates of CA, Virginia Behner of Elyria,  Janice Yates of Hermosa Beach, CA, and Fran Yates of Bakersfield, CA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Jean (nee Barendt) Yates.

Private services were held.

The Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, OH is entrusted with arrangements.

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