Services for James Yates, 81, of Telegraph Road, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St. Burial will be in Hartland Central Cemetery.
Yates, a retired employee of the former Norton Laboratories in Lockport, died Thursday at his home.
A banjo player, he appeared with several local bands, most recently with the "Over the Hill Band."
He was a member of the Moose Club of Medina and the Gasport Senior Citizens.
Surviving are a son, Robert J. of Maryland; a daughter, Lois Eckerd; eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.