October 30, 2020

Mr. Randy Yates

Mr. Randy Austin Yates, age 64, of Roopville passed away Monday January 29, 2018.

A memorial service will be conducted Saturday February 3, 2018 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home. The family will accept guests from 12:00 – 2:00 PM prior to the service.

Mr. Yates was born August 22, 1953 in Carrollton to Novis Louise Daniel Smith and the late Durell Austin Yates. He was a Christian by faith.

Prior to his failing health he worked as an office clerk for Yellow Freight Lines.

He dearly loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed gardening and grew vegetables and flowers. He was especially proud of his roses.

He liked to read, listen to music and go dancing. Talent shows were some of his favorite TV programs. He was also a science fiction fan and loved to watch Star Trek.

Survivors include his wife, Muriel Yates of Roopville; his mother, Novis Smith of Roopville; two sons, Jonathan Yates of Roopville and Caleb Yates (Jenny) of Newnan; four grandchildren, Piper, Lilly, Kayleigh and Jasmine Yates; one brother, Chris Yates; three step-sisters; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.


  1. Rose Marie Thrower Mock says

    Muriel you & Family are in my prayers ❤️🌹

  2. Wayne Parris says

    What a dear friend Randy was. We had some good times at Yellow. He would keep us laughing with some of his stories. He will be truly missed. Go fly with the angels my friend. Rest in Peace

  3. So sorry to hear this.. I worked with Randy at Lowe’s and thought a lot of him.

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