Glen “Fuz” Bates, 69, of New Hope, passed away Monday. He retired from the YMCA after 23 years as director of New Hope branch. He was a member of the Cedar Point Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by father, Charlie Bates, mother, Effie Sue Paseur Bates, brothers, Robert Bates, Ollie Bates, Dave Bates, and sisters, Margie Pence and Sadie Clark.
Surviving are wife, Jeanette Bates of New Hope, AL, son, Anthony (Carol) Bates of New Hope, daughter, Shallon (Brian) Rogers of Grant, daughter, Stefanie (Nathaniel) Baker of New Hope, son, Ricky (Jennifer) Lang of Huntsville, grandchildren, Alan Michael, Taylor, Nathan, Alexandra, Delaney, Abigail, Jackson, Mia, Kaylee, Blake, and Blair, brother, Don (Dorothy) Bates of New Hope, brother, Leland Bates of New Hope, mother-in-law, Sarah Claxton of New Hope, sister-in-law, Cathy (Wayne) Guerin of New Hope, and several nieces & nephews, and his family at Cedar Point Baptist Church.
Visitation will be Thursday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will be held at Cedar Point Baptist Church, Friday at 11:00 am with Ricky Quinn officiating. His body will be at the church 1 hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in the Kennamer Cemetery.