William John Bates of Beacon passed away peacefully on September 6, 2017 at home. He was 72.
He is survived by his sisters Margaret Rose Bates and Leola Specht.
He was predeceased by his brother George Bates and his sister Elizabeth Bates
Visitation will be held on Saturday September 9, 2017 from 1-4 pm at Clinton Funeral Home Inc, 21 Parrott Street, Cold Spring. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 3:30 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be on Wednesday September 13, 2017 at 11 am with military honors at Cold Spring Cemetery.