Mr. Kenneth William Bates, 85, of Haleyville, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 at Rose Manor in Haleyville. Ken served in the U.S. Army, was a CPA in the banking industry, served as a deacon at Haleyville First Baptist Church and was a member of the Haleyville Lions Club.
Visitation is Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon at Pinkard Funeral Home-Haleyville. His funeral will follow at noon in the funeral home chapel. Burial in Winston Memorial Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Margie Bates; sons, Doug Bates, his wife, Denise and Lane Bates and his wife, Debbie; brothers and sisters, Margaret Bailey, Lyndell Bates, Jimmy Bates, Sandra Cornwell, Larry Bates and Lynn Bates; grandchildren, Dex (Morgan) Bates,Emily (Jesse) Motuelle, Ashley Bates and Miranda Bates and great-grandchildren, Hud Bates, Ana Lane and Jaci Motuelle.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Willie Gilbert Bates.
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