Herbert Yates Jr. - 1937-2009
Herbert “Boy” Yates Jr., 71, of Ashland, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
He was born Sept. 13, 1937, in Ashland, son of the late Herbert and June Shelton Yates. Hs wife, Encarnacion Lopez Garcia Yates “Olga,” survives.
The retired U.S. Navy veteran was also retired from CSX Railroad, where he worked as a blacksmith at the Raceland Car Shops and as a laborer in Huntington. He was very active for many years in Ashland National Little League and served as an usher for the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. He was a member of American Legion Post 76 in Ashland.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara Travis and Jackie Bradley.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include a son, Alberto Yates and his wife, Misty, of Ashland; a daughter, Wenda Yates Epperson and her husband, Brian, of Xenia, Ohio; a brother, Donald Yates of Valdosta, Ga.; a sister, Lottie Watts of Ashland; and three grandchildren, Brianna Cornwell, Brenn Epperson and Jeremy Caudill.
Steen Funeral Home—Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ashland National Little League, attn. Mike Gregory, 2231 Sellars St., Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.
Joseph Elmer Stephenson, M.D. - 1917-2009
Joseph Elmer Stephenson, M.D., 91, of Ashland, Ky., died Feb. 12, 2009, in King’s Daughters Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 3, 1917, in Pikeville, Ky., a son of the late Elmer “E.D.” and Emabel Bennett Stephenson.
He was married to Juanita Jeanice “Polly” Floyd Stephenson on Dec. 30, 1939, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, James B. Stephenson, and a sister, Ann Stephenson Gillig.
He was a doctor of medicine and University of Louisville graduate in 1942. He was a member of Diplomatic American Board of Surgery; an intern at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, La., 1942-1943; practiced medicine in Elkhorn City, Ky., 1946-1951; resident division graduate medicine at Tulane University Medical School, 1951-1954; fellow in general surgery at Ochsner Foundation Hospital and Clinic, 1951-1954; and senior surgery resident at Allie Kemp Charity Hospital in Independence, La., 1954-1955.
Herbert Yates Jr. - 1937-2009
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