Anthony Wayne Yates, Sr- Anthony Wayne Yates, Sr, 57, passed away peacefully at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock, Arkansas on April 23, 2023, from congestive heart failure. He was born February 11, 1966, in Dallas, TX. He was the son of Gary Yates and Gloria Yates (Aaron).
Anthony graduated class of 85 from Genoa High School. Anthony was married to the love of his life Sandra Yates (Springer) of Texarkana, TX for 34 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Jeremy. Surviving in addition to his wife, Sandra, are his children Amanda Yates (Zach) of Nashville, Arkansas, Angelina Yates of Texarkana, Texas and Anthony Yates, Jr (Amber) of Texarkana, Texas. Also in addition, Anthony was survived by his siblings Tina Willingham (James) of Mesquite, Texas, Garvin Yates of Millwood, West Virginia and Penny Siebe (Matt) of Millwood, West Virginia. Followed by 11 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Anthony enjoyed spending time with family, playing Monopoly, watching Judge Judy and fishing. He was also a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan. Anthony was an associate of Walmart store #2123 for over 20 years where he was the manager of the Garden Center. Anthony was full of life, would always be singing “my girl” and had an incredible sense of humor. He enjoyed making everyone laugh and could always light up the room. He always made everyone feel welcome.
A service of remembrance will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at 3:00pm at Liberty Eylau Baptist Church located at 5605 US HWY 59 Texarkana, TX 75501.
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