It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Patricia Steinke’s father, Robert Wayne Yates.  Mr. Yates passed away on Saturday, December 4th from heart failure at the age of 78.

Visitation on Tuesday, December 7th from 5-9 p.m. at Cashner’s Funeral Home, 801 Teas Road, Conroe, TX 77303.  The funeral service will be Wednesday, December 8th at 12:30 p.m. at Cashner’s Funeral Home, with internment afterwards in the adjacent cemetary.

Patricia is a Biology Professor on the Central Campus.

Statement below is from Patricia:

He was married to my mother, Doris, for 56 years, and had 5 children, 9 grandchildren, and 5 great grand children.  He was a self employed business man most of his life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He was a resident of Conroe, Texas.