Patrick Robert David Gates 1946 - 2007 Baldwin City
Funeral services for Patrick Robert David Gates, 61, Baldwin City, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will be in the Stoney Point Cemetery in Douglas County. Mr. Gates died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 19, 1946, in Paris, the son of Melvin and Terese Ceppe Gates. Mr. Gates was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the U.S. Navy.He was an electrician and had worked for FMC for 25 years and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local No. 226, in Topeka. He currently had been working at the Target Distribution Center in Topeka.He married Betty May Corkill on Nov. 26, 1968, in Valley Center. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include his mother, Terese Gates, of Wichita; and a brother, David, of Tucson, Ariz.