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Steven Wade Bates

February 6, 1965 ~ June 10, 2022 (age 57)

Obituary

Mr. Steven Wade Bates, 57, passed away June 10, 2022, at his home in Lobelville. Mr. Bates was a Teacher and a Coach for many years at Lobelville Elementary.  He will be remembered always by many former students as "Coach Bates".  Steve was a member of the Brush Creek Church of Christ. He was a 1983 graduate from Perry County High School, playing both baseball and basketball. He received his B.S. degree from Freed Hardeman University.  

Memorial services will be held Wednesday June 15, 2022, at 2 PM in the chapel of Young Funeral Home.  Visitation with the family will take place from 12 Noon until service time. In Lieu of Flowers, any donations or Memorials may be made to " Fight the Fight" Kidney Awareness foundation, care of First Bank, Linden, TN.

Steve was preceded in death by his father Markel Wade Bates. He is survived by his Mother Jane Lewis, of Linden; wife Paige Graves Bates, of Henderson; three sons Colby Bates and Braden Bates, both of Lexington, and Oakley (Kayla) Bates, of Linden; three grandchildren Knox, Oaklyn, and Reed Bates; one brother Mark (P J) Bates, of Linden. Many other family members and many friends.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 15, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

Memorial Service
Wednesday
June 15, 2022

2:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

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