Gary Clay Gates, 62, of Rogersville, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Decatur.
He was born Friday, Aug. 26, 1955, in Flint, Michigan. He was the son of the late Gerald Clay Gates and Billie Jean Ursery. Gary moved here from Michigan in 1988. He loved hunting, fishing, cooking, singing and music.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Gates of Rogersville; daughter, Sally (Danny) Parish of Memphis, Tennessee; sisters, Karen Jean Lewis of Bunker Hill, Tennessee, and Cheryl Gates of Elkmont; grandson, Deacon Clay Parish of Memphis; granddaughter, Nola June Parish of Memphis; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in Ardmore, Alabama, with Bro. William Lewis officiating. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.ardmorechapel.com.
Published on February 6, 2018