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March 24, 2014
Thanks for the laughs Jim. I enjoyed the time we spent together at the dealership. It was a lot of fun having you around.
October 01, 2013
Your Light Shines on, Mr.Bates.
October 01, 2013
I worked with Jimmy in the service Dept. at Patrick Motors 2000-2003. He was one of the Best Mechanics I have ever met. He had Integrity and He always took extra good care with the Elderly customers. He made us all laugh everyday and kept us on our toes with his practical jokes. He beamed when he spoke of his daughter. He will always be fondly remembered.
Thanks forthe memories Jimmy. "You're the Best"!
January 02, 2013
I hope the best for the Bates family. This is sad news. Like other Bates boys in the other grades, Jimmy was surely the funniest in our grade back in Roosevelt days. Could tell he was heading to be a crackshot mechanic too, even then. All the best to the Bates family at this time, from myself and of course, all the Kellys.
December 31, 2012
My dear James: You will never know how much you were (and are still) loved by your father, your brothers & me. I guess God had a "plan" for you and took you much too soon. All our hearts are so broken and believe me when I say that you will NEVER be forgotten by all of us.
Love forever, MOM (and all of us)
December 30, 2012
Hannah, Sue, and the Bates family. We send our prayers and love for a truly sad loss. Hannah your dad loved you so much, there are no words. Jim's humor has been passed to his daughter Hannah, our family can attest to that. So his spirit and love lives on with sweet Hannah. We will miss him, his smile, his laugh, and his willingness to lend a hand. We all loved you Jim and hope you are at peace. We promise to help Sue to care for the best thing you left behind, Miss Hannah. All our love and prayers. Julianne, Patti, Fran, and Chris Kelleher.
December 27, 2012
To Sue, Hannah, & the entire Bates Family, We were so sad to hear of your loss. It's been a little over three years since moving to Georgia, but we'll always remember Jim's kindness. We enjoyed living next door to y'all, getting fresh veggie's from your garden, & having to snow plow our nightmare driveway's :)!! May you always remember the Good times, Hold Tight to Your Memories, find Peace, & Heal. Thinking of Y'All during this Difficult time. Jay, Rochelle, Ashley, & Nicholas Graham
December 27, 2012
Mrs. Bates, Wayne, Michael, Garry, Kenny, & Robert, Words cannot express how sad I was to hear of Jimmy's passing. I have fond memories of days gone by,a long time ago...I am so sorry for your loss of your son/brother. My Deepest Sympathy To All
December 22, 2012
To the Bates Family, With deepest
sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Catherine & Virginia Santee
December 21, 2012
To the entire Bates family, I'm so very sorry for your loss.

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