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William Edward "Bill" Bates
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Birth: Jul. 11, 1919
Cushing
Payne County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 10, 2005
Lawton
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA

William Edward "Bill" Bates was the husband of Maxine Ellen Stoner, father of Margie, William, Jeanne, Pamela, Stanley and Billie Ann.

Mr. Bates enlisted in the Oklahoma National Guard serving with the 45th Infantry Division during World War II. His awards include one overseas service bar, the European African Middle Eastern Theater Medal with three Bronze Service Stars, the Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart and the American Defense Service Medal. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Laverne A Bates (1923 - 1995)
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Lawton
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Shirley Lash
Record added: Jun 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20147943
William Edward Bill Bates
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William Edward Bill Bates
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William Edward Bill Bates
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God Bless you Grandpa Bates, you were a good man and you are deeply missed
- Lori Richards
 Added: Mar. 2, 2008

- Mary Jean (Welch) Cochran
 Added: Feb. 1, 2008
To "Grandma and Grandpa Bates" Bless you both.
- Lisa (Cochran) Pergande
 Added: Feb. 1, 2008
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