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Roland Clintford Bates

June 13, 1930 April 25, 2018
Roland Clintford Bates
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Obituary for Roland Clintford Bates

Roland C. Bates, 87, of Jessieville AR, son of Monroe and Bertie Bates, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away on April 25th, 2018 surrounded by family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister Dottie Cory.

Roland is survived by his loving wife, Harlene Bates, sons Rickey Bates, wife Pat, and Randy Bates, wife Diana. He is also survived by his sister Lottie Bowden; brothers John Bates, wife Wanda; Elton Robbins, wife Virginia; Jessie Bates, wife Bernice Hampton; sister in law and brother in law Ollene and Darrell Bratton, as well as, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Roland was a very successful business owner. He ran and operated Roland Bates Sand and Gravel with his two sons for many years. Roland enjoyed gardening when not working with heavy equipment. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 30th from 6 pm to 8 pm at Caruth-Village Funeral Home in Hot Springs Village. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 1st at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, in Mt. Tabor, at 1 pm, officiated by Bro. Jimmie Scott and Bro. Johnny Bratton. Burial will follow at Rock Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Holder, Gilbert Tillery, Manuel Bates, Terry Bates, Austin Bates, Charlie Griggs, Todd Graves, and Eugene (Nub) Shaw. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Ivy, Ollie Noles, Darrell Bratton, Doug Harper, Aaron Harper, Adam Harper, Marlin Miller, Shawn Miller, Steven Morrison, Nathan Calcagno, Zack Geiling, Doug Shuker, Becca Speers, and National Park CVICU Nurses.

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6:00 PM 4/30/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/30/2018 8:00:00 PM
Caruth Village Funeral Home

4623 North Highway 7
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909

Caruth Village Funeral Home
4623 North Highway 7 Hot Springs Village 71909 AR
United States

Funeral Service




1:00 PM 5/1/2018 1:00:00 PM
Mount Tabor Baptist Church

12015 Highway 298
Jessieville, AR 71949

Mount Tabor Baptist Church
12015 Highway 298 Jessieville 71949 AR
United States

Cemetery Details


Rock Springs Cemetery Final Resting Place
United States

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