Yates, J. Wilbur

REV. J. WILBUR YATES, of Fort Wayne, IN, 89, retired Elder, went home to be with the Lord on May 20, 2021.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. (ET) Friday, May 28, 2021, at the Auburn First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Mark Fenstermacher, the Rev. Shalimar Holderly and the Rev. Lamar Imes will officiate. Burial will follow the service in Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn.

Calling is Thursday, May 27, 2021, from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Feller & Clark Funeral Home and also one hour prior to the service Friday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Kimberlee (Jason) Powell of Granger, IN; a daughter-in-law, Dawn Yates of Celina, OH; and 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen F. Lewis of Louisville, KY.

Preferred memorials are to the Auburn First United Methodist Church. To send condolences visit the funeral home website.