Darrell Thomas Yates, 76, of North Wilkesboro passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center. He was born Jan. 15, 1944, in Ashe County to Lloyd Leonard and Josephine Wyatt Yates.

Darrell enjoyed motorcycles, Harley-Davidson racing, fishing and hunting.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Clayton Yates; and four infant siblings.

Surviving are his sister-in-law, Edna Yates of North Wilkesboro; a niece, Janice Yates Dale of North Wilkesboro; a great-niece, Amanda Dale of Ronda; a great-great niece, Trinity Harris; and a great-great-nephew, Riley Harris.

Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at Miller Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 6 until 7 p.m. on Thursday, prior to the service.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the donor’s choice in Darrell’s name. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.millerfuneralservice.com.

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