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Capt William Howard Bates
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Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 5, 2012

Captain (Ret.) William Howard Bates, 85, of Collierville, died February 5, 2012.

An Army veteran, Capt. Bates retired with the Memphis Fire Dept. in 1976. He then, worked for the State of Tennessee as a Fire Safety Inspector and retired in 1993.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marlene Bates; two daughters, Ginger Wheat (Tim), Becky Felts (Earl); three grandsons, Newman, Austin, and Julian; two sisters; and two brothers. The family will receive friends at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N. Germantown Road, Bartlett, from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, February 7. Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 8, at the Memphis Funeral Home.

Entombment will be at Memorial Gardens (formerly Memory Hill Gardens). Memphis Funeral Home And Memorial Gardens 3700 North Germantown Road 901-725-0100

Published in The Commercial Appeal on February 7, 2012 
Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Linda Wayman
Record added: Feb 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84613250
Capt William Howard Bates
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