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Billie Gates
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1865 Eastern Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
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Billie Gates
In Memory of
Billie Wayne Gates
1957 - 2018
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Ivy K. Gillespie Memorial Chapel
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Obituary for Billie Wayne Gates

Billie Wayne Gates, age 60, was born June 16, 1957 to L.Q. and Annie Gates. He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother; Grady Gates.

Billie departed this life on April 26, 2018 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and leaves to cherish his memory his children; Billie Toliver, Adrian Thomas, Tyiesha Toliver, Lachic Scott and Terrachel Scott, brothers; Ricky (Barbara) Gates and Bobby (Terry) Gates, sisters; Wanda Gates and Erma Simmons, 21 grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.

Public visitation will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Ivy K. Gillespie Memorial Chapel, 1865 Eastern Ave SE, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, May 4, 2018 at Ivy K. Gillespie Memorial Chapel, at 12:00 Noon. Friends may meet with the family one hour prior to services at 11:00 AM.
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