Ricky Alan Yates, was born July 8, 1965 in Fort Worth, Texas and passed away on Friday, December 4, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at First Baptist Church Burleson, 317 W. Ellison St., Burleson, TX, on Wednesday, December 16 at 2pm.
Ricky worked in Aerospace for more than 34 years. He was employed over that period of time with Gamma Engineering Lockheed Martin and Triumph Aerospace. At his passing he was employed with Bell as a Quality Senior Specialist.
Ricky loved to fish, watch Nascar, travel and take cruises. His jobs took him all over the world. He was the king of trivia, played softball, wrestled, raced odysseys and loved to feed the deer around his home. He was very giving, helpful and loved the Lord. When Ricky loved he loved big! He loved his family and wanted the best for each of them.
He was preceded in death by his Mother and father, Alan & Janice Nutt, Father, Charles Yates, and sister, Donna Yates.
He is survived by his fiancé, Gayla Shuster, brother, Bobby Yates (Debbie), Sister, Penny Gregory (Robert), brother, Brad Nutt (KayMarie), brother, Charlie Yates (Stephanie) and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, and cousins who all loved him deeply.