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 Ronald Howell “Ronnie” Cates

Ronald Howell “Ronnie” Cates

Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death 19 Jul 2015 (aged 64)
Live Oak, Suwannee County, Florida, USA
Burial Meansville, Pike County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 149672104 · View Source
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Ronald “Ronnie” Howell Cates, age 64, of Live Oak, FL, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, at his home.

Before relocating to Florida, Ronnie was a long time resident of Charleston, S.C. during his military career. Ronnie served in the U.S. Navy from 1974 to 1995. He was currently working for the Army Corp of Engineers. Ronnie loved to go canoeing, exploring, and diving in the cave springs of north Florida and spending time with his family. Originally Ronnie was from Forest Park and graduated from Forest Park High School in 1969. He continued his education and earned a Masters Degree from Troy State University.

He was predeceased by his mother, Mary A. Cates, his father, James H. Cates, and a brother, David Bruce Cates.

He is survived by two brothers: Gregory Cates, Griffin, and James Cates, McDonough; one sister: Linda Guest, Meansville; nieces and nephews: Layla, Keith, Ashley, Alayna, Brannen and Ethan; great nephew and great niece: Aedan and Tenley.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the church.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 25, 2015, in the Community Bible Church located at 2001 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, with Pastor Tony Jones officiating.

Interment will be held at a later date in Fincher Memorial Cemetery, Meansville. Memorial contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.

Published on the Moody-Daniel funeral home website.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ronald Howell “Ronnie” Cates (22 Aug 1950–19 Jul 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149672104, citing Fincher Memorial Cemetery, Meansville, Pike County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Benae (contributor 47998975) .