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Robert Melvin Gates

Robert Melvin Gates died peacefully on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at the age of 81 years old, surrounded by his family and friends.

Pops was born March 25, 1933 in Mount Vernon, Ohio and moved to Redondo Beach in 1955. Bob owned Gates Texaco for 25 years. After closing the station, he worked for Napa Auto parts until he retired in 1999.

Robert married the love of his life, Mary Joan in 1957.

Bob is survived by 6 children, 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Services will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 10:00am at Pacific Crest Cemetery where he will be laid to rest with his beloved wife Mary Joann Gates. A memorial service will be held at Gable House Bowl at 1:00 pm.

Bob, we love you, miss you and know that for you, "It's another day in paradise." Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on June 29, 2014
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