Johnny Owen “Toby” Yates, age 67, of Russellville, Ky., passed away Oct. 13, 2020, at his home.

Toby was born in Logan County on July 2, 1953, to the late James Albert Yates and late Lillie May Trent Yates.

He is preceded in death by brothers, Frank Yates and Melvin Yates and sisters, Willie Ruth Thomas and Hazel Sue Brady.

He is survived by a daughter, Tina Miller and husband Steve of Russellville, Ky.; a son, Kevin Yates of Auburn, Ky.; brothers, Tommy McLamore of Elkton, Ky. and Wayne Yates of Bucksville, Ky.; a sister, Shirley White of Franklin, Ky., and grandchildren, Ryan Basham, Dylan Basham and Kylee Yates.

Graveside services for Johnny Owen “Toby” Yates will be conducted Sunday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Run Cemetery. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Young Funeral Home Russellville Chapel is in charge of arrangements.