OBITUARY

Joseph Robert Cates

November 5, 1921April 30, 2014
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Joseph Robert Cates, 92, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

He was a native of Russellville, KY, a retired machinist for American Air Filter, a member of Faith Lutheran Church, and an Army veteran of WWII.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alberta Hacker Cates; his parents, Will and Fannie Pearl; one sister; and three brothers.

Survivors include a son Steven Cates (Teresa); daughters, Karen Hauser (Andy) and Janet McLemore (Kenny); 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

His funeral service will be held at 12:00 Monday at Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, 7710 Dixie Hwy, followed by burial at Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-7 pm Sunday.

Memorial gifts may be made to Hosparus, P.O. Box 35425, Louisville, KY 40232-9892.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, May 4, 2014
  • Funeral Service Monday, May 5, 2014
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Laura

December 30, 2014

I am sorry to learn about Robert's passing. Robert and Alberta were good friends. I miss them.

Karen

July 10, 2014

I miss you, Dad.

Chaplain Rita

May 11, 2014

Please accept our condolences from the Hosparus In Patient Care Center.

May 4, 2014

Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in God's eternal peace. From a grateful American.

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