Bill Raymond Yates, age 76, passed away March 26, 2019 in Peoria, Arizona. Bill was born January 2, 1943 in Los Angeles, California to Jess & Edith Yates. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1960 to 1964 and following his military service he began working as a plumber which he had done for 30 years. Bill came to Arizona in 1998 from California settling in Peoria. He was preceded in death by his wife Joan. Bill is survived by his daughters April Strykul and Brandi Ruiz and a brother Glen Yates and sister Helen Hannah, 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.