Paul Ferral (Bub) Yates Jr.
Paul Ferral (Bub) Yates Jr. of Dudley, Missouri, son of the late Paul Ferral and Frieda Mae (Wilkerson) Yates, was born on November 11, 1937, in Dudley, Missouri, and passed from this life on January 28, 2023, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, at the age of 85.
He lived in the Southeast Missouri area all of his life. Paul loved hunting, fishing, gardening, putting up Christmas lights, spending time with family, especially spoiling his grand and great-grandchildren, but his greatest enjoyment was being able to witness for his Lord And Savior, Jesus Christ. He was a member and Deacon of the Puxico General Baptist Church.
He retired in 1999 from construction and farming.
Paul married Doris Jane Scates on September 20, 1957, in Fisk, Missouri.
Paul is survived by his wife of the home; two daughters, Janet (Brent) Davis of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, and Tina (Kenny) Brown of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; one brother, William (Cammie) Yates; one sister, Kathy (Blair) Musbach of Florida; three grandchildren, Alicia (James), Nikki (Caleb), Jenna (Chris); four great-grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild; many nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends
Paul was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Franklin Yates.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Feburary 3, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Puxico, Missouri.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday , Feburary 3, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Kenneth Lambert of Puxico officiating with interment at the Puxico Cemetery and Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter in charge of all arrangements.
Watkins and Sons Funeral Service
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