Willie Fred Bates, Jr.
Willie Fred Bates, Jr., a beloved member of the community, passed away on September 7, 2023, at University Hospital. He was born on April 7, 1977, in Richmond County, Georgia.
Willie will be forever remembered for his warm heart and genuine kindness. He touched the lives of many with his compassion and willingness to lend a helping hand. His presence brought light into every room he entered, and his smile could brighten even the darkest of days.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Visitation Service, which will be held on Friday, September 15, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home in Augusta, Georgia. The address is 314-A Laney Walker Blvd Ext. A Funeral Service will follow on Saturday, September 16th at the same location from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM.
Willie leaves behind a legacy of love and compassion that will continue to inspire generations to come. While we mourn the loss of such an extraordinary individual, we find solace in knowing that his spirit will live on through the memories we hold dear.
He is survived by his loving family, including his parents, siblings, and extended relatives who cherished him dearly. Their grief is shared by all who had the honor of knowing Willie.
In the wake of this loss, let us come together as a community to celebrate the incredible life of Willie Fred Bates, Jr. His memory will forever serve as a reminder of the impact one person can have on the world. May his soul find eternal peace and may his light continue to shine down upon us all.