George Cates

Obituary of George Wayne Cates


Butch passed away surrounded by his family.

He was preceded in death by his Wife Louisa H. Cates, Parents Marion and Virginia Cates, Siblings: Raymond, Charlotte, and Janet Cates, and his Brother-in-law Bryant Cole.

Butch is survived by his Son Charles Cates, Daughter Carmen (Chris) Clayton, three Grandsons: Daniel Chapman, Corey and Cameron Cates, three Granddaughters: Cheyenne, Destiny, and Bevin. Three Great-Grandchildren: Devon Chapman, Kayla and Kayden Hicks. Brothers: Robert Cates, William (Virginia) Cates. Sisters: Gwen Cole (Steve), Jackie (Richard) King, Rhonda Settlemyre,, special Sister Delia Holman. And his many Nieces and Nephews.

In lieu of a funeral service the family will have a potluck style celebration of life Saturday November 2nd at 2:00 at Union Grove United Methodist Church (6407 Union Grove Church Road, Hillsborough, NC. 27278). Feel free to bring a dish and a story to help celebrate his life.

Walker’s Funeral Home in Hillsborough is assisting the family.

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