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 William A “Bill” Gates

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William A “Bill” Gates

Birth
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death
25 May 1956 (aged 77–78)
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial
Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID
66315582 View Source

"Funeral services for William A. Gates, 78, who died in Palm Springs Friday, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Methodist Church. The Rev. Raymond E. Balcomb will officiate. Entombment will be in Medford memorial mausoleum. Medford Lodge 103, A.F. and A.M. will participate in services at the mausoleum. Mr. Gates was president of the Groceteria, and has been associated in the grocery business here since 1920. He moved to Medford in 1915. The family has suggested that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Rogue Valley Memorial hospital by contacting Col. Charles Stafford at 28 South Bartlett St. Perl Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Active pallbearers will be Ross Minneci, Fred Mast, Darrel Mitchell, Bob Darnell, Morris Boughner and George Holzgang. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Dunlevy, Herb Grey, Joe Jorgenson, Bill Walker, Jerry Watkins and Charles Baucom." -Source: Medford Mail Tribune, May 29, 1956, page 1

"Funeral services for William A. Gates, 78, who died in Palm Springs Friday, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Methodist Church. The Rev. Raymond E. Balcomb will officiate. Entombment will be in Medford memorial mausoleum. Medford Lodge 103, A.F. and A.M. will participate in services at the mausoleum. Mr. Gates was president of the Groceteria, and has been associated in the grocery business here since 1920. He moved to Medford in 1915. The family has suggested that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Rogue Valley Memorial hospital by contacting Col. Charles Stafford at 28 South Bartlett St. Perl Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Active pallbearers will be Ross Minneci, Fred Mast, Darrel Mitchell, Bob Darnell, Morris Boughner and George Holzgang. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Dunlevy, Herb Grey, Joe Jorgenson, Bill Walker, Jerry Watkins and Charles Baucom." -Source: Medford Mail Tribune, May 29, 1956, page 1


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  • Added: 1 Mar 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 66315582
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/66315582/william-a-gates: accessed ), memorial page for William A “Bill” Gates (1878–25 May 1956), Find a Grave Memorial ID 66315582, citing Eastwood IOOF Cemetery, Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA; Maintained by ProgBase (contributor 47278889) .