GATES, Earl W.

Date of birth: 27 April 1918 Brown County, Indiana

Date of death: 20 June 2004 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, 22 June 2004

Earl W. Gates
      Earl W. Gates, 86, died Sunday, June 20, 2004, at Manor Care South in
Indianapolis. He was a resident of Indianapolis and a former resident of
Greenwood.
      He was born April 27, 1918, in Brown County. His parents were William D.
and Alice A. (Robinson) Gates. He married Irene M. Gates on April 12,
1941, in Columbus. She survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Alice
Dugger of Greenwood; a son, William D. Gates of Bargersville; a sister,
Hazel Neff of Florida; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
      He was employed by Arvin for 41 years, retiring as a supervisor in 1983. 
      He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting. 
      A service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at G.H. Herrmann
Greenwood Funeral Home, 1605 S. State Road 135. Friends may call from 5 to
9 p.m. Friday and from 10:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the
funeral home. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood. 
      Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, Midwest
Affiliate, Department 77-3968, Chicago, IL 60678-3968; or Alzheimer's
Association of Greater Indiana, 9135 N. Meridian St., Suite B-4,
Indianapolis, IN 46260. 

Brown County Democrat, 30 June 2004
Earl Gates
      Earl W. Gates, a native of Brown County, died Sunday, June 20, 2004, at
Manor Care South in Indianapolis. He was 86.
      Mr. Gates was born April 27, 1918, and was the son of William D. and Alice
A. (Robinson) Gates.
      He married Irene M. Gates on April 12, 1941, in Columbus. She survives.
      Mr. Gates worked at Arvin for 41 years, retiring as a supervisor in 1983.
      He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting.
      Survivors include: a daughter, Alice Dugger of Greenwood; a son, William
D. Gates of Bargersville; sister, Hazel Neff of Florida; 12 grandchildren
and six great-grandchildren.
      A service was held June 26, at G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home.
      Burial was at the Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. 
      Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or
Alzheimer's Association.

Indianapolis Star, 23 June 2004
Gates, Earl W.
      Earl W. Gates, 86, died Sunday, June 20, 2004. He worked at Arvin for 41
years, retiring as a supervisor in 1983. He was an avid fisherman and
enjoyed hunting. Survivors include, his wife Irene M. (Snyder) Gates, one
daughter, Alice Dugger, one son, William D. Gates, one sister, Hazel Neff,
12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. on Sat.,
June 26, 2004 at GH Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home, 1605 S. St. Rd. 135.
Visitation: 5-9 p.m. on Friday and 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday prior to
the service. Burial: Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions:
American Heart Association or Alzheimer's Association. 
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey