Paul James Yates

STATESVILLE, N.C. – Paul James Yates, age 25, of Statesville, N.C., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville, N.C.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Delta County Veteran’s Services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday at the Anderson Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services celebrating the life of Paul James Yates will be held at 5 p.m. Monday at the Anderson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Scott Harman officiating.

A luncheon will be served following the funeral services at the Central United Methodist Church fellowship hall. Acomplete obituary will be in Saturday’s Daily Press.

The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the family and online condolences can be sent to the family at