News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Obituaries

April 11, 2013

Robert Jackson Gates

MARTINSVILLE, Ill. — MARTINSVILLE, Ill. — Robert Jackson “Bob” Gates, 78, of Martinsville, passed away at 10:51 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind. He was born on Oct. 17, 1934, in Buck Township, Edgar County, Ill., the son of Ralph Jackson Gates and Reba Kathern Van Houten. On June 25, 1955, in Marshall, Ill., he married Anna Mae Wilkey.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Anna Gates of Martinsville; daughters, Bonnie Foppe and husband Larry of Trenton, Ill., and Leva Cheryl Utley and husband Henry of Newton, Ill.; brothers, Larry Gates and wife Judy of Tangier, Ind., and Ralph Gates and friend Twyla Sager of Danville, Ill.; sister, Shirley Craig and husband Kenny of Casey, Ill.; grandchildren, Anthony “Tony” Alwardt, Piers Neal, and Justin Neal; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Don Gates; and sister, Leona Williams.

Mr. Gates was a 1954 graduate of Martinsville High School and member of the Martinsville First Baptist Church since 1953. Bob worked at Shell Gas Station in Martinsville prior to owning Gates Sunoco in Martinsville from 1971 through 1989. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. CDT on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at First Baptist Church, 5 Trotter Lane, Martinsville, with the Rev. Gene Southard and Brother Art Orndorff officiating. Burial will follow in Ridgelawn Cemetery, in Martinsville. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Greenwell Funeral Home, 30 N. Washington St., in Martinsville.

Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 5 Trotter Lane, PO Box 357, Martinsville, IL 62442 or Casey Health Care Activity Fund, 100 NE 15th St., Casey, IL 62420. To view the full obituary, send a condolence message, light a candle or post photos, visit:

www.markwellfuneralhome.com.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Bates, marian krajewska jp.jpg Marian Krajewska Bates

    Marian Krajewska Bates, 81, of Bloomington, died Friday, July 25, 2014, in I.U. Health, Methodist Hospital.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • England, dan .jpg Daniel G. England Sr.

    Daniel G. England Sr., 63, of Terre Haute, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014, at IU Methodist Hospital, in Indianapolis.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hilton, scott .jpg Scott L. Hilton

    Scott L. Hilton, 54, of Terre Haute, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, in Union Hospital, surrounded by his family.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hogue, Alyssa.jpg Alyssa Mechelle Hogue

    Alyssa Mechelle Hogue, 19, of Terre Haute, passed away unexpectedly on July 26, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Elzora E. Lowdermilk

    Elzora E. Lowdermilk, 90, of Clayton, and formerly of Terre Haute, died at her home on July 28, 2014.

    July 29, 2014

  • Norris, raymond .jpg Raymond L. Norris

    Raymond Lester Norris, 78, Naples, Fla., passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at AVOW Hospice, in Naples, after living at home many years with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson's.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Reba Illene (Rodgers) Kirby

    Reba Illene (Rodgers) Kirby, 73, of Greencastle, passed away July 28, 2014 at Cloverleaf Nursing Home, in Knightsville, where she had been living for nearly two years following a massive stroke.

    July 29, 2014

  • Sands, john .jpg John D. Sands

    John D. Sands, 67, of Brazil, passed away July 29, 2014, at 12:50 a.m. at his residence.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lathrop,  paul .jpg Paul Leon Lathrop

    Paul Leon Lathrop, age 62, of Bowling Green, went to be with his Lord on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 2:06 p.m., at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Death Notices: July 30, 2014

    • Joseph D. “Joe” Smith

    • Bertha Mae Gillson

    July 29, 2014

Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
Front page
AP Video
Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Raw: NH Man Held on $1M in Teen's Kidnapping House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: Earthquake Rocks Mexico's Gulf Coast Fox Dons 'Bondage Strap' Skirt at Comic-Con Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo
NDN Video
Heartwarming 'Batkid Begins' Documentary is Tear-Jerker Sadie Doesn't Want Her Brother to Grow Up Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts Broken Water Main Floods UCLA "Maxim" Hotness! See Jessica Alba's Sizzling Spread Two women barely avoid being hit by train Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber Reportedly Came To Blows In Ibiza Meet the Man Behind Dumb Starbucks Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob Golden Sisters on '50 Shades' trailer: 'Look At That Chest!' Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH)
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity
Real Estate News