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Doyle Cates

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Doyle G. Cates, 71, of Cloudcroft, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at his home in Cloudcroft. He was born Dec. 30, 1936, in Foreman, Ark., to Rueal A. and Ruby J. (Thomas) Cates.
Doyle married Jacqueline Hudgens on Jan. 22, 1959, in Hobbs, and served eight years in the United States Army. He enjoyed owning his own drilling consultant firm and living in the mountains with his family.
Doyle is survived by his wife, Jackie, of the family home in Cloudcroft; two children, Glennon Cates and his wife, Gerri, and Julia Curry and her husband, Jason, both of Alamogordo; two grandchildren, Brennon Cates and Rachel Lamb; and a sister, June Stine and her husband, Jim, of Bartlesville, Okla.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
The rosary will be recited tonight at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cloudcroft at 6 p.m. with the Mass of the Resurrection celebrated Saturday, June 7, at 10 a.m. with Father Bruce Hausfeld, O.F.M., as celebrant.
Interment will follow at James Canyon Cemetery in Cloudcroft.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from June 5 to June 20, 2008
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