In Loving Memory
February 7, 1948 – October 7, 2016
Gary Dwight Gates, 68, of Chickasaw, died at local hospital on Friday, October 7, 2016.
Mr. Gates was born in Mobile and loved to play poker and go fishing. He was a loving father and grandfather to his family who will miss him greatly. Gary had worked as a boilermaker in the shipbuilding industry.
Survivors include his daughters, Angie (Wayne) Wiggins of Dickinson, AL and Candy Gates of Mobile; his sons, James (Nelda) Gates of Fulton, AL and Gary (Jennie) Gates, II of Chickasaw. Gary also had a sister, Margaret, brothers, Frank and Bud; grandchildren, James, Jessicca, Joshua, Douglas, Ridge, Dalton, Gary, Zayden and Zaiha and great grandchildren, Elijah and Jayden.
The family will have a celebration of Gary’s life at a later date. Expressions of condolence may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL, 36526.