Charles Lee Bates

Basehor – Services for Charles Lee Bates, 73, Basehor, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Basehor United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor.Mr. Bates died Friday, May 25, 2007, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.He was born Jan. 28, 1934, in Basehor, the son of Edward and Opal Stephenson Bates.He was a U.S. Army veteran who worked as a building contractor. He was a charter member of the Basehor Lions Club and a member of the Saturday Morning Breakfast Club.He married Avis C. Sanders on Dec. 7, 1957, in Yuma, Ariz. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Randy and Steven, both of Basehor; two daughters, Sandy Coleman, Bonner Springs, and Susan Harrison, Basehor.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie.The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association or Basehor Historical Society, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.Online condolences may be left at