Bill J Bates Jr  December 24 1956  November 18 2022

Bill J Bates Jr December 24 1956 November 18 2022

December 24 1956 November 18 2022
Bill’s Obituary Bates, Bill J. Jr., 65, passed away November 18, 2022. Bill was born December 24, 1956 to Delores and Bill Bates, Sr. He was raised by his mother and stepdad Paul Williamson. He married the love of his life in 1974, Gayle D. (Hayes) Bates, deceased. They had 2 sons, Bill Bates III, who passed away at three days old, and Williiam J. Bates (Rae Lynn) and two grandsons, Ethan Bates and Justin Bates. Bill had 5 sisters, Ethel Brooks (Frank), Martha Martin (Neal), Barbara Haycox (Bob), Joyce Leibst (Rick) Debra Britton (Don-deceased), and 1 brother, James Bates. Bill loved to fish, play golf, and go to the casino. He had a good heart and would help anyone when he could. He also had an hornery streak and loved to steal a piece of the puzzle and hide it so he could say he put in the last piece. He had his A&P license and worked for GE as an aircraft mechanic until his health forced him into early retirement in 2017. To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Bill J. Bates, Jr., please click here to visit our Sympathy Store. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Bill J. Bates, Jr., please click here to visit our Sympathy Store. Read More

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Bill J Bates Jr December 24 1956 November 18 2022.

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Death notice for the town of: El Dorado, state: Kansas

death notice Bill J Bates Jr December 24 1956 November 18 2022

obituary notice Bill J Bates Jr December 24 1956 November 18 2022

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