William "Wyatt" Preston Yelton

May 14, 1998 ~ May 23, 2019 (age 21)


William "Wyatt" Preston Yelton, 21, AKA "Ol' Son" of  "Kyle (Cow) Town" Manchester, Indiana, passed away Thursday May 23, 2019.

He was born May 14, 1998 in Lawrenceburg, IN, son of  Edwin Yelton and Rebecca Jackson. 

He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Lawrenceburg, Indiana and the Aurora Eagles.

Wyatt, also known throughout high school years as "Farmer Yelton"  graduated from South Dearborn High School in 2017.  He went to work during his high school years and immediately after for Klump Trucking and Excavating.  He later became a member of the Labor Union #265 and was employed by RLA Utilities.  Wyatt was mechanically inclined.  He loved working on equipment and on the farm.  His passion was operating heavy equipment.  Wyatt loved to hunt and fish. He loved his dog, "Griz".   He was a jokester and had a great sense of humor.  His famous line was "Bet".  He was affectionately known as "Ol' Son".  Wyatt was always happy, and he was loved by everyone, teachers, friends, family and co-workers alike. 

Wyatt  is survived by his father,  Edwin "Ed" (Kim) Yelton; mother, Rebecca (Dave) Jackson; siblings, Anthony Yelton, Elizabeth Yelton; niece, Ava Yelton; girlfriend, Cam Gutapfel; grandparents, Wess & Mary Booker; great-grandmother, Hilda Klump; many aunts, uncles and cousins, step-brother, Beau Jackson;  step-sister, Sami Corbin. 

He was preceded in death by grandparents, W.F. & Lena (Dude) Yelton, Bob Bryant, and Nancy Haffenbridle.

Friends will be received Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Aurora, 6060 Blair Road, Aurora, Indiana.

Services will be held at the church Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11:00 am with Pastor Matthew Voyer, STS officiating.

Interment will follow in the Mt. Sinai Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana. 

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May 29, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
First Baptist Church Aurora
6060 Blair Rd
Aurora, IN 47001

Funeral Service
May 30, 2019

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church Aurora
6060 Blair Rd
Aurora, IN 47001

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