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Crum "Buddy" Bates Jr.

December 8, 1948 - February 24, 2012
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Crum Bates, Jr., 63, of Montgomery, passed away at a local hospital on February 24, 2012. He was a Marine who served his country proudly. Survivors are his wife of 42 years, Brenda Louise Parker Bates; sons, Michael Wayne Bates and Mark Anthony (Michelle) Bates; daughters, Frankie Elaine (Joseph) Luster and April Marie (Matthew) Luster; and son, David Allen (Kellie) Bates; as well as 12 grandchildren; Dillon, Summer, Justin, Joseph, Nicklous, Parker, Lindsay, Chase, Connor, Hunter, Daniel and Margaret. Pallbearers will be Kevin Ray, Joseph M. Luster, Jr., Dillon Bates, Justin Bates, Matthew C. Luster, III, Jason Paul Evans and William Mack Bates, Jr. A visitation and reception will be held at White Chapel Funeral Home on Monday, February 27, 2012 from 5pm – 7pm with the funeral service on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 2pm. Burial will follow with military honors being rendered at Greenwood Serenity Cemetery.

""A heart of gold stopped beating, two shining eyes at rest. God broke our hearts to prove, He only takes the best." R.I.P. Buddy. You were a good man and..." Glenda Nolan (Montgomery, AL)

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