Carl Kates Sr.
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TRINITY, NC-- Carl Alvin Kates Sr., 82, of 746 Fuller Mill Road, Trinity NC, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Hinkle Hospice House.
A native of Honea Path, he was the son of the late Severa Sly and Dessie Gilmer Kates. He was a the US Army Veteran having achieved the rank of SGT.
Survivors include three sons, Carl A. Kates Jr. of Clinton, John Sly Kates of Woodruff and Desi Gene Kates of Maryland; two daughters, Carolyn Baker of Trinity, NC and Rosetta K. Rhodes of Woodruff; eleven grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was predeceased by three sisters, Rosa Mae Bevill, Virginia Richards and Ruth Jennings.
Visitation will be held 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Forest Hills Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Forest Hills Funeral Home in The Stribling Memorial Chapel officiated by Rev. Carrol Caldwell. Interment will follow in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens with military honors.
The family is at their respective homes.
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Forest Hills Funeral Home
Stribling Memorial Chapel - Woodruff, SC
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from May 22 to May 24, 2012