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Obituaries

  • Arrangements by Englewood Community Funeral Home, Inc. with Private Crematory.

    Arrangements by Englewood Community Funeral Home, Inc. with Private Crematory.

Chad Michael Bates, 30

Aug. 29, 2015

Arrangements by Englewood Community Funeral Home, Inc. with Private Crematory.

Arrange­ments by Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home, Inc. with Pri­vate Crematory.

Chad Michael Bates, 30, of Engle­wood, Fla., died sud­denly on Sat­ur­day, Aug. 29, 2015. He was born  March 12, 1985, in Corn­ing, N.Y., to Ray­mond and Kath­leen (Peter­son) Bates.

Chad moved to Engle­wood in 2001 from Corn­ing. He was a chef at the End Zone in Engle­wood. He was a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Legion SAL Post 113 and enjoyed cook­ing, coun­try music and work­ing on his many cars.

He is sur­vived by his wife of three years, DeDra; two chil­dren, Madi­son Grace Bates and William Robert Bates; his par­ents, Kath­leen and Ray­mond Bates of Engle­wood; his mater­nal grand­mother, Made­line Welty of Corn­ing, N.Y.; numer­ous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was pre­ceded in death by his most beloved grand­fa­ther, Willam Peter­son, in 2007.

A cel­e­bra­tion of his life will be held at a later date.

Arrange­ments by Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home, Inc. with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory. You may share a mem­ory at www.englewoodfh.com.