Robert Earl Bates 57 of Torrance, California. He was born March 21, 1949 in Arkansas, and died on Thursday, February 1, 2007 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Mealy Bates; loving daughters, Natalie Bates, Stephanie Bates, Lisa Eckman and Christina Lorge; beloved sisters, Caroline Bates, Sharon Bates and Janice Bates; beloved brother, Toby Bates, Jr., and one grandchild. He was dearly loved by many and will be deeply missed by all.
A Visitation will be held on Friday, February 9, 2007 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at O’Connor Mortuary in Laguna Hills, California.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2007 ~ 10:00 A.M. at O’Connor Mortuary Chapel, 25301 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA 92653.