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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Willie Ray Bates, Jr.

1950 - 2021

Newberry

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Mr. Willie Ray Bates, Jr. was born October 6, 1950 in Prosperity, South Carolina to the late Willie Ray Bates and the late Estella Ruff Bates.  He passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Prisma Health Richland Hospital.

Mr. Bates was employed with  Tom Brigman Contractors.  He attended Newberry County Public Schools.

Mr. Bates was predeceased by siblings Emma Bates, Tina Bates, Bessie Boyd, Lee Norris; uncle, Sidney Bates, and mother-in-law,...

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Nikkia Nesbitt

January 4, 2022 8:57 AM

Mr. Bated was always good to me. He was kind and could cool. I thank God for the opportunity to know him. I am praying that Gods would give the family peace and comfort.

hamp from nance forest

January 4, 2022 5:45 AM
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hamp i will keep you all tn my prayers

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January 4, 2022 5:43 AM
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Deborah Pitts

January 3, 2022 9:26 PM

May God continue to be with you all during this difficult time. Remember we love him but God loves him best.  
Deborah Pitts and Family

Olivia E Miller

January 3, 2022 3:58 PM

Linda & Family, you have my deepest condolences

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