Cover photo for THOMAS GATES JR's Obituary
1943 THOMAS 2024


September 11, 1943 — April 3, 2024

Thomas Gates Jr's soaring spirit has left this world, but his memory will forever be cherished by those who knew and loved him. on September 11, 1943, Thomas lived a life filled with passion and zest for the things he held dear. A man of many talents and interests, found joy in the simple pleasures of life such as roller skating, fixing cars, and cheering on his favorite teams at sports events.

Friends and family will gather to pay their at a viewing to be held on May 13, 2024, at the Golden Gate Funeral Home and Crem in Dallas, Texas. The event will commence at 2:00 PM and conclude at 7:00 PM. On the following day, May 14, a Celebration of Life service will take place at the same location starting at 1:00 PM and ending at 2:00 PM.

In his lifetime, Thomas touched the hearts of many with his kindness, humor, and unwavering spirit. He leaves behind a legacy that will continue to inspire those who were fortunate enough to have crossed paths with him. Though he may no longer be present in body, his essence lives on in the cherished memories shared by his surviving family members and friends.

As we bid farewell to Thomas Gates Jr, let us remember him not with sorrow but with gratitude for the light he brought into our lives. May his soul journey peacefully into the realms beyond, knowing that he was loved deeply and will be dearly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
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Monday, May 13, 2024

2:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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