In Loving Memory
February 25, 1953 – December 6, 2014
Edward L. Gately, age 61, passed away on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at his home after a brief battle with cancer.
Mr. Gately is survived by his wife of 44 years, Deborah; three children, Tina Gately of Houston, TX, Tommy Gately (Callie) of Memphis, TN, and Kevin Gately of Kennersville, NC. He also leaves behind his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Gately; one brother, Charles Gately and three sisters, Paula Kay Dycus, Kelly Henson, and Kimberly Boyett; eight grandchildren, Alex Broadbent, Ashley Harman, Matthew Broadbent, Konnor Gately, Kinley Gately, Emma Gately, Parker Gately, and Abigayle Reed; one great-grandchild, Makayla Harman.
Edward served in the United States Marine Corps with the rank of Sargent. After his service, he worked for Owens Corning for 29 years and retired as a plant manager. His inability to sit still led him to co-start Railroad Resource of Bay Minette, AL.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to William F. Green Veterans Homes of Bay Minette, AL or Wounded Warriors. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home and Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.