Patrick Craig Gates, 70 of Kissimmee, Florida passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019. He was born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, the son of Wendall V. and Ann Marie Gates. He moved to Kissimmee, Florida 25 years ago from Orlando, Florida. Patrick was a retired Truck Driver and was a Methodist by faith. Patrick was also a Veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country with honor and distinction during the Vietnam Era.
Patrick is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Virginia Gates of Kissimmee, Florida; his father: Wendall V. Gates of St. Petersburg, Florida; his sister: Wendie Pike (William) of Ocala, Florida; and his two best friends, Moe, his Maltese and Molly, his poodle.
A Memorial Celebration of Life for Patrick C. Gates will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at Kissimmee Bay Country Club, 2801 Kissimmee Bay Circle, Kissimmee FL. Memorial Contributions may be made to All4Paws Pet Rescue, 708 Petigru Dr, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 · (843) 237-7297.
The Gates Family is being cared for by: CONRAD & THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE, 511 Emmett Street, Kissimmee, Florida 34741; 407-847-3188.