Fred Yates passed away on Monday 7th July 2008 and made his final journey
returning to Marazion. Fred was buried in Marazion Cemetary on Thursday 24th
July following a service in All Saints Church in the town.
Many of his paintings featured St Michaels Mount and Fred was buried with his beloved Marazion and the Mount creating a fantastic final backdrop.
Fred Yates always said that he painted “for the man in the street”. Ironically, with ever increasing success over recent years, Fred’s paintings have largely become out of reach of that man. However his paintings have always been packed full of his love of life, his love of painting and his love of the people and places that he painted.
1922 – 2008
This is not The End of the Fred Yates Story, it is not even the beginning of the end, but it
is the end of the beginning.