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Leo A. Yates, Sr.

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Leo was born on July 18, 1929 and passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019.

Leo was a resident of Hanover, Maryland at the time of passing.

Mr. Yates graduated from the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind in Staunton, VA where he played football and baseball and was MVP for basketball.

Friends may visit on Thursday, October 10 from 3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Stallings Funeral Home, P.A. and on Friday, October 11 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Community United Methodist Church 8680 Ft. Smallwood Road Pasadena, MD where funeral services will begin at 11:00 AM. Interment will be on Saturday, October 12 at Highland Memorial Cemetery, 5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919 at 3:00 PM. There will also be a Memorial Service on Sunday, October 13 at 1:00 PM at the Mays Memorial United Methodist Church, 1121 Odd Fellows Road, Vinton, VA 24179.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Magothy United Methodist Church of the Deaf, 3703 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122.