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Marvin Robert Bates
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1922
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1977
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA

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A DC-3 carrying the University of Evansville basketball team to Nashville, Tenn., crashed on takeoff from Dress Regional Airport in rain and fog on the evening of December 13, 1977, killing all 29 on board. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Edith Mae Matthews Bates (1921 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
Plot: section E, lot 134
 
Created by: Chris Myers
Record added: Jul 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20517976
Marvin Robert Bates
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Marvin Robert Bates
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Marvin Robert Bates
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- Lance
 Added: Sep. 26, 2015
repose en paix
- ltdan
 Added: Jan. 7, 2015
Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Voted most outstanding sportscaster 1957Graduate of University of Evansville Served in WW II
- Linda Y
 Added: Oct. 3, 2013
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