Michael "Mick" Allen Yates, 74, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021, surrounded by his family.
Michael was born on Sunday, September 29th, 1946, to Laverne C. Carter (Zetscke) in Indianapolis. After graduating from Arsenal Tech Highschool in 1965, he worked as skilled laborer for many years before finally settling on installing a wide variety of banking equipment as a long-term career choice. Michael always put family first and was a very caring, loving, and dedicated father and husband. In his spare time, he enjoyed working on models, camping, and was an avid movie buff. He will be remembered for his mischievous smile and dry wit.
Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Laverne. He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Ann (Mathes) Yates, his two daughters: Frances Osborn and Amanda Spitz, and his only son: Brian Yates. He is also survived by his three sisters: Mary Montelongo, Doris Holley, and Carol Simmons, two brothers: Billy and David Carter, 6 nieces, 5 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.