Cover photo for Charles Floyd "Paw-Paw" Bates's Obituary
Charles Floyd "Paw-Paw" Bates Profile Photo

Charles Floyd "Paw-Paw" Bates

July 2, 1936 — April 6, 2022

Baileyton

Charles Floyd "Paw-Paw" Bates

Charles Floyd “Paw-Paw” Bates, 85, of Baileyton, Alabama, passed away the morning of April 6, 2022. Charles was born in Cullman, Alabama, to Herbert T. and Lula E. Gossett Bates on July 2, 1936.

Charles served his country in the United States Army. His honorable service to our country will forever be remembered with gratitude. Mr. Bates worked in the heating and air industry for many years. He owned his own business and was dedicated to his profession. When he did spare a few minutes from his work, Charles enjoyed his family and he loved spending time them.

Mr. Bates is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Eddie Dwayne Bates; brothers, Amos Bates, H.T. Bates, Jr., Rayburn Bates, Robert Lee Bates, Lowell Edward Bates; and his sisters, Sybil Henderson, Inez Speegle, Dorothy Morrow, Audrey Sonenberg.

He is survived by his wife, Vonda Lambert Bates; sons, Danny and LeeAnn Bates, David Bates; brother, Leon and Mildred Bates; sisters-in-law; Glenda Bates, Doreen Bates; five grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. Bates are 1 p.m., Friday, April 8, 2022, in the Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Baileyton Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the Bates family, at the funeral home, from 11 a.m., until services begin at 1 p.m., on Friday.

Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bates family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Charles Floyd "Paw-Paw" Bates, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, April 8, 2022

11:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, April 8, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 5

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree