In loving memory of Darrel Dennis Bates, born June 19, 1945 who peacefully passed on December 18, 2012. By his side forever and always his loving wife and best friend of 44 years, Leah Bates. Missing him are his two children Sheri and Darrin, as well as his grandchildren Brittany, Dawson, Arden and Devan along with countless friends and family. Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 22 at 11:00 am in the hall at St. Andrews (now Golden Ears United). 22165 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge.