Hebert Gates Obituary

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Hebert Hoover Gates

March 11, 1929 - August 1, 2014
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Hoover Gates, 85, of Conroe, Texas, passed away August 1, 2014. He was born to the late Nellie Tullos Gates and Chapman Gates on March 11, 1929, in Glendale, Texas. He graduated from Groveton High School class of 1946 in Groveton, Texas. He went on to graduate from the University of Texas 1951 with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering. He was employed by CE Braun, Celanese Corporation, Lummus Engineering retiring in 1986. He is survived by his wife Gene Elizabeth Taylor Gates of Conroe, Texas; Daughter and husband Sheridan and Robin Cummings of Shepherd, Texas; Granddaughter: Samantha Cummings of Tomball, Texas; Sister: Wina Gates Ryan of...
Hoover Gates, 85, of Conroe, Texas, passed away August 1, 2014. He was born to the late Nellie Tullos Gates and Chapman Gates on March 11, 1929, in Glendale, Texas. He graduated from Groveton High School class of 1946 in Groveton, Texas. He went on to graduate from the University of Texas 1951 with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering. He was employed by CE Braun, Celanese Corporation, Lummus Engineering retiring in 1986. He is survived by his wife Gene Elizabeth Taylor Gates of Conroe, Texas; Daughter and husband Sheridan and Robin Cummings of Shepherd, Texas; Granddaughter: Samantha Cummings of Tomball, Texas; Sister: Wina Gates Ryan of Santa Fe, Texas; Niece: Crystal Ryan Gates and her son Hayden Gates. Mr. Gates was preceded in death by his first wife Jane Kyburz Gates. He is also survived by Gene's Children: Brenda Price Standish of Bellaire, Texas; Jimmie Price and his wife Gina Price; Granddaughters: Scarlett Collins of Bellaire; Jamie Price and Jordon Price of Conroe, Texas; Great grandson: Camden Collings and Great granddaughters: Ashlyn and Caitlin Collings.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in the Chapel of Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, with Visitation from 1:00- 2:00 PM. Interment will immediately follow in Forest Park The Woodlands Cemetery.

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"My heartfelt condolences to the family of Hoover Gates. His daughter, Sheridan and I were the best of friends in high school and I recall Mr. Gates as a..." Dana Arp (Pearland, TX)

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