King – James Carlton Yeatts, 74, of King, NC passed away at his home surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
Mr. Yeatts was born on September 15, 1947 in Amelia County, VA to the late William and Ellen Louise Long Yeatts. He retired from Johnson Control as an inspector. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church. He loved reading his Bible and Witnessing to others about the love of his Savior, Jesus Christ. Mr. Yeatts was an upstanding Christian man.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Marie Tilley Yeatts; and brothers: Paul Yeatts, John Yeatts, and Isaac Yeatts.
Left to cherish his memory is his daughters: Tonya Canter, and Wendy Renee Yeatts; his sister, Faye Yeatts Davis (Martin); his brothers: David Yeatts, William Yeatts (Bonnie), and Mark Yeatts (Jean); his grandchildren: Briana Canter (Elijah Whittaker), Shiann Wilkinson, Daven Wilkinson, Keelan Caudill, and Kaiden Wilkinson; along with his great grandchildren: Journey Whittaker, and Ivey Rose Whittaker; best friend, Lafrawn Fawling, and many nieces and nephews.
At Mr. Yeatts request his body was donated to Wake Forest Baptist School of Medicine in order help others. A private service will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
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