Roger Dale Bates
August 29, 1958 – December 17, 2018
The Memorial Service for Roger Dale Bates, 60, of Athens, will be Saturday December 29, 2018 at 1 P.M. at his home 403 Bullington Road Athens, AL 35611. Mr. Bates passed away on Monday December 17, 2018 at his residence. He was born August 29, 1958 in Limestone County, AL, to O’Neal Bates and Gladys Eubanks Bates. Roger loved outdoor sports of all kinds, golfing, baseball (he played semi-pro in Australia; and he had a special passion for fishing, Roger loved his parents and was their caregiver until their deaths. He was a wonderful brother and friend to all. He is preceded into death by his parents. Mr. Bates was survived by his one brother David E. Bates and wife Diane, one sister Vikki B. Jones and husband David.