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