Raymond Bates passed away on December 20, 2017, joining his wife, Frances Bates in heaven. Frances passed away on February 9, 2003.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside committal for Raymond and Frances at 3:00 PM on May 24, 2018 at the Bates Rd. Cemetery with the Pastor Rich Damey officiating.
Military Honors will be accorded for Raymond by members of Lincoln Post #1483 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Butts-Clark Post #204 American Legion.