Born 1-30-1932 -- Died 12-30-2006
Bobbie Clint Bates, 74, of Paris, formerly of Thayer, died Dec. 30, 2006, at Monroe Manor Nursing Home in Paris.
He was born Jan. 30, 1932, in Oregon County, Mo., the son of Edward and Emma (Bennett) Bates.
He was a manager of a vineyard before retiring.
On Dec. 5, 1960, in Alton, he married Claudia May Hilton and she preceded him in death.
Survivors include one brother, Dallas Bates of Thayer; five sisters, Virbel Nancy Bates of Mexico, Virginia Woods of Thayer, Edna Cloven of Mexico, Onie Williams of Alton and Edith Robinson of Thayer; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; four brothers and one sister.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Million-Taylor Funeral Home in Moberly is in charge of the arrangements.