Freddie E. Bates Sr, of Hornell

HORNELL-Freddie E. Bates Sr, 64, of 57 Bennett Street, passed away Monday (Nov. 28, 2016) at the Vincent House in Wayland.

Born in Bath, June 27, 1952, he had been a resident of Hornell his entire life. He had been employed at the Birds Eye Plant in Avon, the Former Loblaw’s Store in Hornell, and R&C Taxi in Hornell. He was a former member of the North Hornell Fire Department.

He was predeceased by his mother, Bertha Bates and one sister, Evelyn Anderson.

Surviving are his wife; Shirley Kenyon Bates of Hornell, his daughter; Tammy (Troy) Lathrop of Hornell, his sons; Freddie (Jessica) Bates Jr. of Hornell, Timothy (Sherry Walker) Bates of Pennsylvania and Robert (Donna) Bates of Newburg, step son, Harold Loper III of Hornell, his grandchildren; Seth Lathrop, Emma Lathrop and Justin James Bates, nieces, nephews and cousins, as well as grandnieces and grandnephews.

To send a remembrance to the family, please visit the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home. The family is being assisted by Gerald R. Brown, Director.

Family and friends are invited to attend Freddie’s memorial service on Thursday (Dec. 1, 2016) at 5 Pm at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo Street in Hornell followed by burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Canisteo.