AIKEN, S.C. - Entered into rest on Sunday, Mr. Hammond L. Bates, beloved husband of Mrs. Cheryl Holley Bates, of 1204 Gray Mare Hollow Road, Aiken, SC. He was preceded in death by his father, Mr. John Hammond Bates. Surviving along with his wife, is his mother, Dorothy Bates Moseley; a son, Charles H. (Martha) Bates; two daughters, Kristy Nan Bates, and Kim (Jerry) Kneece; a sister, Elaine Bates (Ken) Johnson; eight grandchildren, Thomas Bates, Jackson Bates, Amanda Bates, Drayton Bates, Chad Gregory, Casey Williams, Candice Williams and Carrington Kneece. Funeral services will be Thursday, 3 o'clock in the Hatcher Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 at Hatcher Funeral Home, U.S. Hwy. No. 1, Langley, SC.
The Augusta Chronicle March 8, 2006