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1106 E. Branch St.
PO Box 1094
Phone: (816) 858-2129
Joe Gates

Joe Gates

March 14, 1943 - June 26, 2020
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Henry Joseph “Joe” Gates, 77, of Platte City, MO, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, MO. Joe was born March 14, 1943 in Stella, MO to Henry Oberlin and Aletta Mae (Holzer) Gates. He married Toni Deann Brown on August 30, 1984 in Tulsa, OK. Joe had a lot of friends and loved spending time with his family. He also enjoyed fishing, and after retiring spent much of his time at the Flea Market, buying and selling all kinds of interesting finds. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Minnie Annabelle Gates; and brother William “Billy Boy” Gates. Joe is survived by his wife, of the home; children Rosa Gates of Jenks, OK, Teresa (Bill) McMillian of Grove, OK, Henry “Dink” Gates, II of Broken Arrow, OK, Samantha (Nik) Gates of Blue Springs, MO, Meagan (Stanton) Bartholomew of Kansas City, MO, and Matthew Gates of Platte City, MO; granddaughter Karissa McMillian; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Rollins Funeral Home in Platte City, MO at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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    June 30, 2020 | 1:00pm
    June 30, 2020 1:00pm
    Rollins Funeral Home
    1106 East Branch Street
    PO Box 1094
    PLATTE CITY, MO 64079
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Terry Nehring

Posted at 03:00am
Rest In Peace Uncle Joe. You are loved and will be missed.

Love, Bill, Nancy, Kelly, and Sean Bartholomew

Posted at 11:40am
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jennifer McMillian

Posted at 08:37pm
This man was a great one. I spent a lot of time with him. He was funny and very generous. My heart goes out to all of the family and friends. Rest In Peace Joe.

Debbie and Mike McDonald

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