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In Memory of

Jerry Dale Bates

January 5, 1959 - September 15, 2016

Obituary


Jerry Bates, 56, Colorado City, passed away at the Mitchell County Hospital on Thursday, September 15, 2016 after a lengthy illness.
He was born in Big Spring on January 5, 1959 to Jerry and Iona Culp Bates.
Jerry was a hard-working, easy-going man, who would do anything for almost anybody, which is why he had many friends. Family was Jerrys life. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. In his spare time he could be seen out spending time with his grandchildren, going to their sporting events and making sure not to miss a...

Jerry Bates, 56, Colorado City, passed away at the Mitchell County Hospital on Thursday, September 15, 2016 after a lengthy illness.
He was born in Big Spring on January 5, 1959 to Jerry and Iona Culp Bates.
Jerry was a hard-working, easy-going man, who would do anything for almost anybody, which is why he had many friends. Family was Jerrys life. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. In his spare time he could be seen out spending time with his grandchildren, going to their sporting events and making sure not to miss a milestone.
Jerry is survived by his Common-Law wife Mary Campbell of Colorado City, by his son Jason Bates of Dallas, his two step-daughters Michelle Campbell of Colorado City and Chrisi Campbell Taylor and husband Brian also of Colorado City. He is also survived by his father Billy Grimes of Lubbock, his brother Troy Grimes and wife Yevette of Franklin, North Carolina, his uncle Bob Grimes of Lubbock, as well as by 10 grandchildren,1 great-grandchild, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A graveside service for Jerry will be held at the Mitchell County Cemetery on Monday, September 19th at 2 pm with Doctor Jerry Shields officiating. The family will receive friends at a visitation on Sunday, September 18th from 6-8 pm at the Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Those wishing may leave their condolences online by visiting www.kikerseale.com