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Hartley Bates

December 11, 1935 August 23, 2017
Hartley Bates
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Hartley Bates, age 81, of Rosebud, IL passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at home.
He was the 3rd son of Wayne and Lucille (Elam) Bates born in Pope County, IL on December 11, 1935. He started working as a farm hand. He worked for 37 years at Pope County School as a mechanic and bus maintenance. Hartley loved old cars and drives through the woods.
Hartley is survived by, his wife of many years, Lois Bates of Rosebud; one son, Michael Bates of Rosebud; five daughters, Gordena Lance, of Golconda, Betty (John) Swinford of Brookport, Sandy (AC) Foust of TN, Elizabeth Jo Hicks of OK, Terri Dawn Bates of Metropolis; fourteen grandchildren; twenty seven great grandchildren; two sisters, Floy Swinford of Rising Sun, Virginia (Harold) Woods of Golconda; two brothers, Lyndell (Laura) Bates of Grantsburg, Alan Bates of Brownfield; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Lois Ann Bates; grandson, James Robert Peppersack; great grandson, Gauge Legion Foust-Jackson; three brothers, Robert “Buster” Bates, Jackie Bates, Joe Paul Bates.
Funeral service will be 1:00 pm on Sunday August 27, 2017 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Rev. Edd Bates and Bro. Kevin Richerson will conduct the service. Burial will follow in the Dixon-Volkert Cemetery near Elizabethtown, IL. Visitation will be from 5-8pm on Saturday August 26, 2017 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: Pope County Sheriff Dept., c/o Jerry Suits PO, Box 807 Golconda, IL 62938

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Visitation

Saturday

26

Aug

6:00 PM 8/26/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/26/2017 8:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Sunday

27

Aug

1:00 PM 8/27/2017 1:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Dixon-Volkert Cemetery Final Resting Place

RR #1
Elizabethtown, IL 62983

RR #1 Elizabethtown 62983 IL
United States
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