BATES, Derek James - Peacefully on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Etobicoke General Hospital at the age of 54. Beloved son of Victoria and Ralph Bates. Loving brother of Martin (the late Jayne) and of Bruce. Cherished father of Michael. Fondly remembered by his nephews Mark, Steven, Brayden, Vincent and Dexter. Derek will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. At Derek's request, no visitation or service will be held. Please visit our Book of Memories at www.wardfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on June 21, 2014