Obituary for Richard Michael Yantis
ARLINGTON -- Mike Yantis, 61, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 in Arlington.
Memorial Service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. At Mike’s request, attire will be “Mike Casual.” Interment: Private, Thursday in Dublin.
Mike served in the Arlington Police Department for 29 years, retiring as a Sergeant in 2008. He enjoyed Texas Rangers Baseball, hunting, fishing, reading, a good long nap and Pink Floyd:
“Hello? Hello? Hello?
Is there anybody in there?
Just nod if you can hear me.
Is there anyone at home?
Come on now.
I hear you’re feeling down.
Well I can ease your pain.
Get you on your feet again.
(Pink Floyd: Comfortably Numb)
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family is asking donations be made to the Dublin Historic Society, PO Box 155, Dublin, Texas 76446.
Mike is predeceased by his father, Richard M. Yantis.
Survivors: Mike is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Melissa whom he married in Arlington on June 2, 1990. He is lovingly remembered by his children, Catherine, Elizabeth and Eric of Arlington and Jon (Kandace) of McKinney; his mother, Mary Helen Yantis; his brother, Dan Yantis (Tami); sister, Susan Martin (Tom); and grandchildren, Harrison and Ainsleigh.
Wade Family Funeral Home