Cecil Bruce Yates, 64 of Scottsboro, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at home.

He is survived by his wife, Lori Yates; son, Cecil Bruce Yates Jr.; daughter, Caroline Lee Yates; brothers, William Bradden Yates (Theresa) and Robert Lee “Bama Bob” Yates; aunt, Stella Benson and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Word Yates Whatley; father, William “Bill” Yates and aunt, Peggy Word Holland McClendon.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 3 p.m., at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church with visitation preceding at the church from 1:30-3 p.m. Rev. Polly Robb will officiate.

Donations in memory of Bruce may be made to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church or the charity of your choice.