Robert Lee Moates, Jr., age 68, died at his home on Saturday, November 9, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family.
He was the son of the late R. L. and Anzie Moates and preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Craig Moates. He was graduate of the University of Chattanooga, where he received his degree in Engineering, and was a veteran of Vietnam War where he served in the U. S. Army and received the Purple Heart. He also was an employee of Corley Manufacturing Company for 57 years and currently as Plant Supervisor. He was Past Master of Volunteer Masonic Lodge # 549 and a member of Alhambra Shrine.
Surviving are his daughter, Mary Wynn and her husband, Ernest; son, Bob Moates, all of Chattanooga; two grandchildren, Brandon and Keyshawn Wynn; brother, Phil Moates and his wife Peggy of Chattanooga; two sisters, Mary Thomas of Atlanta, GA and Robbie Stewart and her husband Lloyd of Dunlap, TN; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 11:30 AM at the East Chapel with Dr. Bill Owens officiating, Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM on Monday, November 11, 2013 at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga (4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416).
Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist. 404 S, Moore Road, East Ridge, TN 37412.