Yeatts, Roger Eugene

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Roger Eugene Yeatts, 68, of Check, Virginia, passed away on December 4, 2021 at his home. Roger was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Kelley Yeatts, his father, Tommy Yeatts, and two brothers, Albert “Buck” Yeatts and Thomas Wayne Yeatts.

Remaining to cherish his memory are his brother, Lowell Yeatts and his wife Dorma, his sister, Lois Ann Board and her husband Daniel, sister-in-laws Bonnie Yeatts and Suzanne Yeatts, niece and caregiver Kelly Yeatts, numerous nieces and nephews, and countless friends.

Roger was a graduate of Virginia Tech and spent his professional life in retail. He loved his colleagues from his various stops over the years including K-Mart, Lowes, and Home Depot. However, his real passion was farming and spending time with his cattle for many years. During the last years of his life, he fought numerous health battles with the help of a strong medical team, home health nurses and therapists, and a loving family. The family wishes to thank both the Floyd County Rescue Squad for their multiple efforts on Roger’s behalf and the Homer Fund from Home Depot for their support at the start of Roger’s health issues.

Graveside services will take place on Wednesday December 8, 2021 at 3pm at Restvale Cemetery with Rev. John Early officiating. Visitation with the family taking place on Tuesday December 7, 2021 from 6pm to 8pm at Gardner Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the Floyd County Rescue Squad or the Homer Fund.