David Dale Yates, 52, of Richmond, died Sunday, July 7, 2019, at his residence in Richmond.

David was born on September 15, 1966, in Richmond, the son of David Floyd and Maxine (Eastabrooks) Yates.

Survivors include: one son, David Eugene Yates of Richmond; one daughter, Trista Dawn Yates of Richmond; four brothers: Royce Eastabrooks of North Kansas City, Chad Eastabrooks of Richmond, Robert Yates of Surprise, AZ, and Brian Eastabrooks of Odessa, MO; one sister, Connie Frost of Excelsior Springs; and one grandson, Ayden Yates.

He was preceded in death by his step-father, C.W. Eastabrooks.

David was reared and educated in the area of his birth.

He served his country in the United States Navy.

He was an avid pool player and loved to be outdoors, especially fishing. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the David Dale Yates Memorial Fund. They can be left at or mailed to Thurman Funeral Home, 507 East Main Street-P.O. Box 190, Richmond, MO 64085.

Visitation with memorial services will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019, at Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond, with visitation beginning at 10:00 A.M. with services to follow at 11:00 A.M.

Inurnment will be at a later date.

Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond is in charge of the arrangements.

Please share your memories of David by visiting www.thurmanfuneralhome.com.