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Edward E. ‘Shorty’ Yates Sr., 86

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Edward E. “Shorty” Yates Sr., 86, of Crestwood, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Pewee Valley.
He was born July 9, 1926, to the late George L. and Eva Muncie Yates.
A life-long Baptist, he was a member of the Pewee Valley Baptist Church. He was retired from Trammell Crowe.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Elsie Hardin Yates; four brothers, Chester, Robert, Samuel and Eugene Yates; and three sisters, Alberta (JT) Williams, Nellie (Joe) Smith and Lucille Yates.
Edward is survived by two sons, Edward E. (Dorothy)Yates Jr., Eric E.  (Pam) Yates; a daughter, Marilyn Yates (Gene) Kidwell; three grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.
Services were Aug. 7 at Stoess Funeral Home, Crestwood.
The family would like to thank the staff of Friendship Manor for their care during their father’s stay.
Memorial contributions may go to Pewee Valley Baptist Church.
Offer condolences online at www.stoessfuneralhome.com