Robert B. Bates

Published 8:39 am Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Robert B. Bates died suddenly March 15, 2019 in Frisco. He was 92 and preceded in death recently by his wife, Doris.

Robert was born in in Oklahoma. He was a retired Naval officer who served his country bravely in World War II. He also completed law school and was a practicing civil service attorney form many years on the Washington, DC/Maryland area. Robert loved to dance and particularly enjoyed country music.

Survivors include daughters Rhonda Bates (Wes) of Frisco and Carol Wilson (Ron) of Ocala, Fla.

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The family will honor Robert’s wishes and forego memorial services. Memorial donations in Robert’s memory are being gratefully accepted at the Dare County SPCA.

Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.