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Robert Lee Bates

September 20, 1935 September 9, 2010
Robert Lee Bates
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Robert Lee Bates, 74, of Rice passed away on Thursday September 9, 2010 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Ester A. Bates, son, Ricky McDaniel of Gainesville, daughters Peggy Lawson of Rice and Robin Stone of Brighton M.I, brother Cleve Bates, sister, Lucy Mae Skipper, eight grandchildren: Sharisse Poblete, Stephanie McDaniel, Amanda Jones, Amelia Lawson, Robert Crowder, Richard Crowder, Caroline Stone and Matthew Stone and seven great grandchildren.He was born in Prince Edward County on October 20, 1935 and was preceeded in death by his parents, Richard B.Bates and Bessie Yeatts Bates. He retired after 19 years with the Prince Edward County Sheriffs Deptember and was co-owner of County Line Market. He was a member of Pisgah Baptist Church and Burke Lodge #147 AF&AM. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00pm Monday, September 13, 2010 in the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Rice. The family will recieve friends from 3:00 until 6:00pm, Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Lift Fund, Pisgah Baptist Church, PO Box 86, Rice, VA 23966 Puckett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangments.

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