Garth Bates

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Garth Bates

  • Birth 23 Aug 1922
  • Death 17 May 2011
  • Burial Dewey, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
  • Memorial ID 70199783

The Daily Courier, Prescott, Arizona
Saturday, May 21, 2011

Garth Bates, born Aug. 23, 1922 in Burley, Idaho, passed away May 17, 2011. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Garth was a banker in Prescott, Ariz. for many years, retiring as a Regional Vice President for First Interstate Bank of Arizona. He was also well known for his beautiful tenor voice, singing in both community and church events.

He is survived by his daughter Susan Bates; his son Todd and his wife Margie; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Opal Bates, his father Arlin Henry Bates, his mother Isabelle Jenkins, and his many brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 25, 2011 from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1155 E. Ray Road, Gilbert, Ariz. Services will follow at 10 a.m

Interment will be at Heritage Memorial Park, Dewey, Ariz., at 2 p.m.

Arrangements by Bunker's Garden Chapel.

Information provided by survivors.


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  • Created by: Sharla
  • Added: 22 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70199783
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Garth Bates (23 Aug 1922–17 May 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70199783, citing Heritage Memorial Park, Dewey, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Sharla (contributor 46940689) .