CARROLL PLANTATION - Earle W. Bates Jr. 78 of Carroll Plantation died at home on November 1, 2015. He was the son of the late Earle W. Bates Sr. and Muriel (Lee) Bates. He was born in West Enfield, Maine on October 11, 1937.
Earle is survived by his wife Doris (Stevens) Bates; three children Steven, and Patricia, Stacey and John, Anne and Dan; 8 grandchildren Ginger, Robert, Benjamin, Alexander Thomas, Sean, Bret, Grace; 2 great-grandchildren, Nathaniel and Caisley; sister-in-law Evelyn; cousin Maber and Uncle Vaughn and many friends. He was a member of the Carpenters Union and worked for many years for various companies.
There will be no services per his wishes. The family wishes to thank all who cared for him at home, EMMC, PVH and CHCS. You were all a blessing. Special thanks to Jill.