Obituary for Nicholas Brian Yates

Nicholas Brian Yates, age 42 of Pulaski passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022 as the result of a automobile accident. Born March 28, 1979 in Radford, Virginia he was the son of the late Larry Dudley Yates & Verona “Sissy” Goad Yates. He was also preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Wiley & Nomia Goad, paternal grandfather, Robert Yates.

“Nick” was an electrician at Volvo Truck. He was a very dedicated husband, father and “paw paw”.

He is survived by his 

Wife – Candi Yates – Pulaski

Daughters – Brooke (Gavin) Miller, Mackenzie Knight & Caleb Nalls, Makenna Yates

Grandsons – Isaac Martin, Lane Nalls

Brother – Eric (Melanie) Yates

Grandmother – Virginia “Granny Ting” Yates

Nieces – Gracie Yates, Josie Yates and Ava Alvarez

Nephew – BJ Alvarez

Mother-in-law – Dreama Fields

Sister-in-law – Audrey Fields

Many other extended family and friends

Memorial services will be held 7:00 PM – Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel with Rev. Kelly Howlett officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until service time Tuesday at the Funeral Home.

To sing Nick’s online guestbook, visit

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.