William Monroe Bates II
1945 - 2021
BORN
1945
DIED
2021
On August 16, 2021 William "Bill" Monroe Bates II passed away peacefully at the age of 75 years. Bill was born December 23, 1945, and lived his life as a hard worker and dedicated family man.

Bill is survived by Darleen Bates, sons William Monroe Bates III and wife Ursula of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Wesley Bates and wife Abigail of Hurst, Texas; Clinton Bates and wife Kristen of The Woodlands, Texas; daughter Holly Fronczak and husband Larry of Marlton, New Jersey; granddaughters Carly and Keira Fronczak, and Jonetta Bates; grandsons Shawn, Wyatt and Dylan Bates. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Marian Bates and his sister Julie Laudenback.

Bill is a veteran of the United States Navy serving as a flight crewman on the supercarrier U.S.S Forrestal. He raised his family in Willis, Texas while spending more than 30 years running his own HVAC business before working as a Project Manager for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice until his retirement in 2012.

All are welcome to join the Bates family for a celebration of life reception on Saturday, October 2 from 1-4pm at the Panorama Village Golf Club House: 73 Greenbriar Dr. Conroe, TX 77304.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the PTSD Foundation of America: www.ptsdusa.org/give-help .
Published by The Pasadena Citizen from Sep. 1 to Sep. 2, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
2
Celebration of Life
1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Panorama Village Golf Club House
73 Greenbriar Dr, Conroe, TX
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