OBITUARY: Frank Charles Yakes


Frank Charles Yakes, age 78, of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2023.

Frank was born in Denver, CO and was the son of the late Frank Yakes and Martha (Snapka) Yakes.

Frank retired from Ford Motor Company after 35 years as a Product Design Engineer. He is remembered as an avid collector of stamps and coins, a lifelong learner of history, the neighborhood handyman, and coach.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Camille (Yakes) Greenwald.

He is survived by:
Wife of 57 years – Dorothy Yakes
Sons – Michael (Scott Lam) Yakes, David (Beth Ann) Yakes and Jeffrey (Heather) Yakes
Sister – Marilyn (Nick) Haren
Grandchildren – Alexandria, Skyler, Kristopher, Hunter, and Leyton

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Bond Memorial Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Healthwell Foundation or the Co-Pay Relief Program.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service time on Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663.


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