Richard G. Yeates, 90, of Pinellas Park, Florida, passed away June 2, 2018. He was born in Buffalo, New York and has lived here since 1987. He was a US Navy & W.N.Y. Air National Guard veteran. He retired from the City of Buffalo Fire Dept. with over 20 years of service. He was a member of IAFF Local 282, W.N.Y. Retired Firefighters Assn., past member of AMVETS, Squirrel Social Club & American Legion. He is survived by his daughters, Judy Brady Graves (Brad) of Pinellas Park, Patricia Dmoch (Gary) of Buffalo, Jayne Baldwin (Gary) of Lockport, NY. & Donna Carnes (Jeff) of Hornell, NY.; daughter-in-law, Shirley Yeates of Sanborn, NY.; brother, James Yeates of Buffalo, sister, Peg Ehrmann of Buffalo; sister-in-law, Lois Yeates of Buffalo; many grand & great-grandchildren and his beloved companion, Jennie Heeren. He was predeceased by his parents, Victor G. & Vera H. Yeates, his wife, Elizabeth, son, Richard G. Yeates, Jr., brothers, Arthur M. Yeates & Harvey T. Yeates; sister-in-law, Jane Yeates & brother-in-law Bud Ehrmann. His services will be held later.