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Berke Bates

Berke Bates (Image via Virginia State Police)
Berke Bates (Image via Virginia State Police)

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June 26, 2021 "I still haven't come to grips with the loss of my little brother Berke. Not many people can say they were at Prince William County hospital on August 13th, 1976 to see him born, but I was. I was at many doctor visits with Kam and Craig that summer, and when he was born, he looked exactly like me. He was a great kid, and grew into a wonderful adult and father. I was so proud of what he became, and wish I could have seen him again. My deepest sympathy goes out first to Kam, I miss you terribly, and hope to see you again sometime soon, along with Craig. I would also like Amanda to know that my heart goes out to her and the twins. Berke will always be in my thoughts and prayers, and God has a special place for Berke Morgan Matthew, and always will. " - Dale Bates
September 12, 2017 "May the God of all peace bring comfort to the Bates family and friends at this difficult time." - Carlotta
September 03, 2017 "My heartfelt condolences and prayers to Ms Bates and children. Words cannot explain how sorry I am for your loss. VSP Trooper Berke was truly amazing and compassionate husband and father. He will be terribly missed. May God provide comfort and strength to the family during this most challenging time. With Love & Prayers"
August 31, 2017 "My condolences to the Bates family. May the God of comfort be with you during this time of sadness. Isaiah 51:12" - (GA)
August 31, 2017 "My sincerest condolences to the Bates family. It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through." - Hero Admirer
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Obituary for Berke Bates
Berke Bates, a Virginia State Police officer, was killed Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, during helicopter surveillance of the white nationalist rally in...
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