Cary Lee Gates, Sr.

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Cary Lee Gates, Sr.

April 04, 1948 - November 21, 2018

Cary Lee Gates, Sr. Cara (Cary) Lee Gates Sr. passed away November 21, 2018 at his home in Denver, CO.
Born April 4, 1948 in Rushville, he was the son of Lee A. Gates Sr. and Bonnie (Pearcy) Crain, both deceased. He married Melodi (Mel) Mosley December 24, 1985. She survives.
Cary was a 1966 graduate of Rushville Consolidated High School. Throughout his life, Cary enjoyed several occupations including chef, remodeling, property maintenance and management, business owner, and most recently a numismatist and homemaker.
Cary is survived by his 2 sons, Cary L. Gates, Jr, Cayce L. Gates; daughter, Candy L. Gates; sisters, Kathy (Bob) Burress, Bonita (Terry) Abrams, Della (Bob) Lowery and Tammie Farley; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Cary is also preceded in death by a son, Caleb Lester Edwin Gates; brother Lee A. Gates; and sister April (Tim) Nicholson.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Denver, CO. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Cary's memory to: The American Numismatic Association Education Department or The American Cancer Society, urging more focus on bladder cancer.
Published on November 29, 2018
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Wednesday December 05, 2018

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STEVE & Linda Jones
Dec 02, 2018
So sorry for your loss Candy praying for you and your family ! Psalms 121
Norm Conde
Nov 30, 2018
My thoughts, prayers, and congratulations go out to Cary's family as I celebrate with them the blessing of having had him in their lives for so many years. May your memories of Cary serve as a balm to the pain of his loss. I'll remember him as being a happy, fun young man who attacked life with an intensity that was admirable. God bless.
Bill Alsman
Nov 29, 2018
My prayers to Cary's family. He was a good man and always a pleasure to be around. He will be missed by many. Rest in Peace, my friend.