BATES, Carlos 79 years, peacefully with his family by his side on July 16, 2011. Beloved husband of 52 years to Peggy. Loving father of Doug & Lynn Bates, Bob & Pauline Bates, Carla & Rick Gregorczyk, and Wendy & Jamie Dade. Proud Papa of Jennifer, Jeremy, Danny, Samantha, and Noah. Dear brother of Don & Rose Bates, Tom & Mary Bates, and predeceased by Jerry (1949) and Nancy Stienshouer (2005). Carl was retired from General Chemical after 44 years of service. In kindness, memo-rial donations made to the Windsor Regional Cancer Center would be appreciated. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Wed., July 20, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. Andrew's Presby-terian Church, Amherstburg. Arrangements entrusted to the James H. Sutton Funeral Home, Amherstburg.