Clifton Allen "Bubba" Bates

Posted: Thu 8:54 AM, Nov 01, 2012
Funeral Home: McCauley Funeral Home
March 21, 1941 - October 30, 2012

Clifton Allen "Bubba" Bates, 71, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012 in Bryan. Services are set for 2 p.m. Friday, November 2, at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, November 1, at McCauley Funeral Home in Franklin.

Bubba was born March 21, 1941 in Franklin, to Omie Bates and Irene Merryman Bates. He married Virginia Ann Little May 9, 1969 in Calvert. Mr. Bates was retired from Robertson County Precinct No. 3 as a heavy equipment operator, and formerly worked at R.B. Butler in Bryan. He was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Catherine Perkins.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Bates of Franklin; sons, Larry Bates and wife, Amy, of Franklin, Tim Bates and wife, Rhonda, of Axtell, and Terry Bates of Palestine; two grandchildren, Samantha and Alex Bates; and one great-grandchild, Carson Bates.

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