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William Edwards Yates

EDMONTON – William Edwards Yates, 77, passed away May 4, 2023, at the Metcalfe Healthcare Center. Born July 17, 1945, the son of John Edward and Mary (Jones) Yates. He is a Navy Veteran, and was a well loved man. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his sister, Naomi (James) Cannon of Liverpool, New York; nieces, Vicky Simmons, Alicia (Richard) Billingsley, and Torka Cannon; along with many friends.

The funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. at Butler Funeral Home, with burial in the Yates Cemetery in Metcalfe County. The family will receive friends after 2:00 P.M. on Thursday until time for the service.

Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mr. Yates. Please share you messages of condolence with the family at

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