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Visitation

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Thursday January 27th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Thursday January 27th, 2022
2:00pm

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Bentley Richard Yeatts

Bentley “Richard” Yeatts was a loving husband, dad, and papa. Richard peacefully went to be with The Lord, Sunday January 23, 2022 at 92 years old.

The funeral service will be held at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 2pm with visitation one hour prior to the service starting at 1:00pm. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

Richard was born in 1930 to the late Bentley and Victoria Yeatts in Danville, VA. Richard was known for never meeting a stranger, showing love to all he met, and having an infectious sense of humor and smile. He faithfully attended Covington Wesleyan Church, frequently sharing the peace and love he felt for his Savior with others.

Surviving is his faithful wife Bea of 70 years, children Debbie Booker (Bill deceased), Jesse Yeatts (Cheryl), Grandchildren: Billy Booker (Kim), Andy Booker (Cindy), Matt Booker, Ben Booker, Jessica Brown (Jonathan), Lara Dildy (Matt), Ashleigh Falls, Aly Belongia (Rich), Stone Yeatts; 14 great-grandchildren, and sister-in-law Bessie Kernodle.


Preceded in death were his brothers, Melvin, Lawrence, Carl, and sister Mary Knight. The family would like to give a special thanks to Ebony Watkins and Tammy Johnson for the exceptional care they provided during his illness.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County at PO Box 281 Wentworth, NC 27375 or Covington Wesleyan Church at 3218 Vance Street Ext, Reidsville, NC 27320.


Family will be at the home at other times for visitation. Please consider COVID recommendations to ensure everyone’s safety.


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A candle was lit in memory of Bentley Yeatts

Joy French Satterfield Jan 30 2022 9:34 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Bentley Yeatts

Jerry & Linda Southard Jan 27 2022 10:16 PM

Bea & Family
So sorryfor your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Wendy Stanley Jan 27 2022 10:11 PM

Jessie, Cheryl, Ashleigh, Jessica, Laura and family, So sorry for your loss. I know your wonderful memories will help to get through the days ahead. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Susan Ellzey Jan 27 2022 8:53 PM

Yeatts Family I'm so sorry for yours lost.He will be deeply missed.Worked with him At Cone mills White plant.He always put smile on my face and Laughter in my heart.God Bless your.Wendy Webb

Wendy Webb Jan 27 2022 9:54 AM

So sorry to hear about Richard . I worked with him at Cone Mills White Oak Plant and there was never a dull moment when Richard was around he always kept us laughing. Prayers for all of you.

Dean Webb Jan 27 2022 9:35 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Bentley Yeatts

Ernie & Patsy Holcomb Jan 26 2022 8:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Bentley Yeatts

mike cindy saunders Jan 26 2022 8:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Bentley Yeatts

Wayne Ellzey Jan 26 2022 7:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Bentley Yeatts

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