LAKELAND - Brent Alexander Bates, 19, of Lakeland, Florida passed away on Monday, January 20, 2014, at Good Shepherd Hospice House due to cancer.
Brent was born February 25, 1994, in Lakeland, Florida and has been a lifelong resident. He graduated from Lakeland High School and was a member of the ROTC.
He is survived by his mother, Kim Lumpuy; grandmothers, Terri Wilson and Acela Lumpuy; great grandmother, Sandra Suld; sister, Brianna Bates; brothers, Ozten & Andrew Lumpuy.
A gathering of family and friends will begin on Friday, January 24, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., with a chapel service to follow at 11 a.m., at Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens with Chaplain Charles Harkala officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeland Memorial Gardens.
Published in Ledger from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2014