Anniston - Funeral services for Timothy Ray "Tim" Cates, 33, of Anniston, will be 1 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2013, at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary. Burial will follow at Coldwater Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Survivors include his mother, Betty Jean Cates; grandmothers, Nadine Denham Cates and Marlene Martin Edwards; special friend, Cynthia Waits; several aunts and uncles; and numerous close friends. Mr. Cates is preceded in death by his father, Gerry Cates. Mr. Cates was a 1997 graduate of Alexandria High School and was employed by Precision Automotive in Pell City. He loved NASCAR and was an avid Alabama fan. Online condolences made at www.graybrownservice.com.