Moulton - Funeral for Daniel "Dan" Bates, 87, of Moulton will be Thursday, April 7, 2022, at Parkway Funeral Home, at 2:00 PM with Gary Carter officiating. Burial will be in Morris Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Mr. Bates, who died Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Moulton, was born March 27, 1935, to William T. Bates and Madgie McClesky Bates. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, driving in the mountains and helping others. He loved the outdoors and was a kind hearted Christian man. He was a Sergeant in the United States Army and received a medal for good conduct and an honorable discharge. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife-Ruth Bates, son - Daniel Bates Jr., brothers - Holdridge (Inez) Bates, Billy Bates, Merle (Margaret) Bates
Sister - Ruth (Raymond) McLemore
Grand Children - Danyelle "Rudy" (Bryant) Whitlock, Jacklyne (Brent) Little
Great GrandChildren - Christina Little, Virginia Little, Braydn Whitlock, Dylan Blair Whitlock
Pallbearers will be Braydn Whitlock, Bryant Whitlock, John Savory, Randy McLemore, Gary Chaney, Mike Bates, Tim Bates, Phillip Matthews.
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