William “Bill” M. Yates,61, of Ceredo, W.Va. passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021 at his residence. He was born April 15, 1960 in Perry, FL. a son of the late Charles Edward and Elizabeth Rachel Bills Yates. He was a former custodian with the Wayne County School System at Spring Valley High School. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings Charles Yates; Loretta Carter and Gretta Yates. Survivors include his beloved wife Melinda “Susie” Yates; two sons Jeremy Yates and Joshua Yates; siblings Danny Bills; Phyllis Carter; Glenn Yates; Herschel Yates; Lillian Remak; Patty Rose; Tony Yates; Barbara Yates; Tammy Hale and Greg Yates and a special aunt Elsie Hubbard. A memorial gathering for friends and family will be Thursday, December 30, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.