Daniel M. "Danny" Gates

  • "Dear Gates Family: We, the parents in Compassionate Friends..."
    - Mary Ann Ward
  • "I met Danny about 13 years ago. He was stationed with my..."
    - Angela Reed
  • "We all lost someone very special when we lost Danny there..."
  • "RIP Danny."
    - Spencer McElroy
  • "The world just lost a man of good character and integrity...."
    - Rocky Grimes

Gates Daniel M. "Danny" Gates, age 30, of Powell, died Sunday, March 9, 2014. Born April 20, 1983 in Santa Clara, CA, he was a 2001 graduate of Pickerington High School, and served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He is survived by his wife, Kelly Gates; children, Mackenzie and Kayden; mother, Lorie Gates; sister, Sheri (Josh) Elkins; step-mother, Lurene Gates; step-brother, Jason Mathews; mother-in-law, Cynthia (Jeff) Whetstone; father-in-law, Andy (Jayme) Golden; nephews, Trey and Cameron Elkins; aunts, uncles, cousins and other extended family and friends. Preceded in death by his father Terry Dean Gates in 2012. Friends may visit 4-7 p.m. Friday at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 650 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester, where funeral service will follow at 7 p.m, with Pastor Phil Manson officiating. Friends who wish may contribute to Wounded Warrior Project (woundedwarriorproject.org) in Danny's memory. Online condolences at spencefuneralhome.com

Funeral Home
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo Street Canal Winchester, OH 43113
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 12, 2014