OBITUARY

Jerry Henry Yates Jr.

March 24, 1968April 25, 2021
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Jerry "Jay" Henry Yates, Jr. passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 25th, 2021 at the age of 53. He was the son of Theresa Belsom and the late Jerry Yates, Sr. Father of Jerry Henry Yates III and Ryan Spencer Yates, Step father of Al, Denver, Kambrie, and Olga. Grandfather of Sophie and Zoe Yates and London Eames. Brother of Richard Yates (Josie), Donna McCraine, Lisa Yates, Tracie Medeiros, and late brother in law Steven Medeiros. Uncle of Richard Jr. and Huey Yates, Mindy and Dennis McCraine, Stacy and Tony Yates, Layla and Lyric Carraby, and Mandy, Kayla, Dylan, and Chloe Creel. Jay leaves behind his ex-wife Delmi Yates. He is also survived by his companion Linda Medeiros.

Some of Jay's passions included working on cars and listening to music. Jay also enjoyed fishing in his free time.

Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass on Saturday, May 8th, 2021 at 6:00PM in the chapel of Westside/Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Espressway in Marrero, Louisiana. A visitation will be held from 3:00PM until the time of the Mass. Interment will be held by his family at a later date. Please use the links below to share memories and offer condolences to Jay's family.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 8, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Saturday, May 8, 2021

Memories

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Linda Pastor

May 4, 2021

Our sincerest condolences to the family of this loving young man. Always a bright smile and a loving hug. A heart of pure gold.
Surely Jerry was welcomed into the loving arms of his grandparents Benny & Lorraine Gilbert.
Love. Aunt Linda & Uncle Lee

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Jay Junior and Jerry III

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Jay holding his first born son

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Father and son

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Christmas in Utah.

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Jay made this table

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Jay Junior and Jerry III

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Jay holding his first born son

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Father and son

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Christmas in Utah.

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Jay made this table

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Celebrating Ryan’s graduation