MURRAY — Dr. Charles Leslie Yates, 63, of Murray died Sunday at his home.
He obtained his B.S. degree from Vanderbilt University where he played basketball. He received his medical doctorate from the University of Kentucky. He did his anesthesiology residency at the University of Missouri in Columbia, where he practiced until moving to Murray where he worked at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
He is survived by one brother, Neil Yates of Elizabethtown; one sister, Linda Shoffner of Sonora; five nieces and nephews; and five great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie Carroll and Shellie Corbett Yates.
A private memorial service is being planned.
Heritage Family Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy should take the form of donations to Humane Society of Calloway County, 603 Poplar St., Murray, KY 42071.