William Bates, Sr.
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Memorial Service

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Hickory Bend Methodist Church
605 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, Tennessee, United States


11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, November 8, 2019
Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
7931 McCrory Lane
Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Obituary of William Austin Bates, Sr.

BATES, SR., William "Bill" Austin, age 79 of Nashville passed away November 3, 2019. Preceded in death by parents, Robert L. & Martha Bates; sons, William Austin "Nicky" Bates, Jr. and Christopher Kerry Bates, Sr.; 2 sisters; and mother-in-law, Laura "Nana" Garrett. Survived by son, Bryan (Jennie) Patrick Bates, Sr.; daughters, Jennifer Bates and Heather (Kevin) Grimes; 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.


Inurnment will be Friday, November 8th at 11:00 am at Middle TN State Veterans Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 9th at Hickory Bend Methodist Church, 605 Stewarts Ferry Pike, Nashville, TN 37214 at 5:00 pm.


Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com

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