River Wade Bates, 3, died Thursday June 28 2012 in a local hospital.
River was preceded in death by his brother Travis Lee Hyatt Bates and his grandparents George and Marie Lipps and Johnny and Ruth Bates.
Survivors include his mother Tasha Moses of Cleveland, his father Jonathan Bates of Cleveland, one brother Skler Bates of Cleveland, grandparents Sandra "Sandy" Keith Smith of Cleveland, Bobby Joe Moses of Cave Springs, Ark., Mike Kile of Cleveland, Linda and Ted Bates of Cleveland, great-grandparents Faye and Ted Ghorley of Cleveland, James and Viola Keith of Harrison, great-great-grandmother Debbie Burgess of Cleveland, aunts Cassie Moses of Cave Springs, Ark., and, Kristie Moore and her husband Dwight of Benton, uncles James Moses of Cave Springs, Ark., Travis Bates and his wife Lydia of Delano, Eric Bates and his wife Lisa of Cleveland, great aunts and uncles Bryan and Sherry Keith, Tracy and David Honey, all of Cleveland, Diane and Bruce Congioloso of Dayton, Tn., Janice Clark of Cleveland, Tn., Kathy Kile of Chattanooga, special cousins Blake Honey, Devin and Hunter Farmer, all of Cleveland Rylee Elane Rogers of Cave Springs, Ark., and several other cousins.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2012 at the North Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Rev. Mike Ferree and Rev. Travis Bates officiating. Interment will follow in the Moore's Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Monday from 4 until 8 at the funeral home.
Cause of death: Hyperthermia. His mother left he and his 5 year old brother, Leland, in her car with temperatures in the triple digits
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