Bates, Garth passed away with his family by his side on October 15, 2015 at the age of 73 years. Remembered and sadly missed by his wife Penny; children Charlotte (Darin) of Kaleden, B.C., Rhodena (David) of Senoia, Georgia, Mark (Katherine) of Kelowna, B.C.; 12 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren; brother Sydney (Frances) of Penticton. Sadly predeceased by his Father and Mother and brother Sherman.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Providence Funeral Home, 1258 Main Street, Penticton, B.C. Condolences may be sent to the family through 250-493-1774

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