James McClelland Yates Jr. 1933~2006 James McClelland Yates Jr, 72, passed away at Lakeview Hospital, in Bountiful, UT. on Sep. 5, 2006, due to complications from cancer. He was born on Dec.13, 1933 in Park City, Utah, where he was raised by his beloved father, James McClelland Yates Sr. Jim served in the US Army from April 1954 to April 1956. He married his loving wife, Evelyn Louise Goff March 11, 1958. Jim graduated from Westminster College in 1960 with a degree in Social Administrations. He then went on to get his Masters Degree, again in Social Administrations from the University of Utah in 1968. Jim worked for the State of Utah from 1963, until his retirement in 1987. His grandkids were the "loves of his life." They were his life, and his reason to continue the fight over this disease. He loved taking them to movies, golfing with his son and grandsons, and good food. He also enjoyed spending the winters at his 2nd home in Mesa, Arizona. He also enjoyed being with his best friend of over 60 years, Jack Burton. Jim is survived by: his wife, Evelyn: son, Michael (Sherry): grandchildren, Nicole, Cory, Brock and Brandon: brother, Jerry (Flora): sister, Cheryl McCandless. He was preceded in death by his father, James M. Yates Sr., and his son, Craig James Yates. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 9, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, where friends may call Friday 6-8 p.m. and Saturday 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment: Bountiful City Cemetery. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com