Jeremy Richard Bates

May 28, 1981 - November 9, 2009

Jeremy Richard Bates, age 28, of Wylie, Texas, passed away November 9, 2009 in Wylie. Jeremy was born on May 28, 1981 in Garland, Texas to Richard Owen Bates and Sharon Elaine (Claytor) Chumley. Jeremy was a talented and skilled finish cabinet and custom trim carpenter. He enjoyed being with his friends and everything out of doors with a particular passion for fishing. He is survived by his mother, Sharon Chumley and her husband David of Wylie, Texas; his father, Richard Bates and his wife Donna of Van Alstyne, Texas; and his son Cory Richard Hunnicutt. He is also survived by Grandparents Ruby Chumley, Zeke Bates, Charles Claytor, Margaret Claytor and (2) Uncles, (3) Aunts and(6) Cousins. Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 Noon, Friday, November 13, 2009, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas. The Rev. Leonard Allgood will be officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen. There will be a visitation for all of Jeremy’s friends and family on Thursday Evening (5:00 to 7:00pm) at the Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Cody McBride, Shawn Tredway, Mike George, Jesse Davis, Scooter Stan, and Greg Hall.

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My thoughts and prayers are with you. Jeremy was a good friend even though we didn't stay in touch. God Bless. He will be missed. Brandy lynn gibson, November 23, 2009 Richard and Sharon, I am so so sorry for your loss. I remember the day you brought him home from the hospital. You were both so happy. Remember he will always be with you. He will be there to help you through hard times or when you just need to talk. Remember he is smiling down on you both and he loves and misses you both just as you love and miss him. You will find peace one day but never forgotten. If either of you need ANYTHING call me 214-707-4019. Lianna ALexander Lianna Alexander (Kirby), November 19, 2009 Richard, Please know your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. Rodney Vaughan, November 16, 2009 Hello, I'm saddened by this loss. Although I never met Jeremy, we are still family. My mother, Wanda Luna Huie, is Janette's cousin. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jodi Jodi Huie Feland, November 14, 2009 Richard,L.W. & Family, You all are in our prayers and we are so sorry for your loss.. Our thoughts are with all of you today..God Bless all of you... Lenard & Jean Lenard & Jean Terrell, November 13, 2009 Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Donna and Robert Brock, November 13, 2009 Richard and Sharon, I know how much you are hurting, I am too. There are no words to tell you how I feel, I loved him as you already know. He will be missed but never forgotten. Greg Hall, November 13, 2009 Jeremy, My heart will be with you always. I will miss you so much. We will be together again in God's paradise. Sharlene Claytor, November 13, 2009 Richard and family....You are all in my prayers and thoughts. May the Lord put His arms around everyone at this time and give you strength and guide you at this time. ~~Diane Elder Kee~~, November 13, 2009 Richard and Sharon I know how much you are hurting, I am too. There are no words to tell you how I feel. A part of me is gone. I loved him very much, as you both already know. He will be missed, but never forgotten. Greg Hall Jeremy Richard Bates, November 13, 2009 Jeremy, I will always love you. You will remain in my heart and memories forever. Aunt Sharlene jeremy richard bates, November 13, 2009 I am very sorry for your loss! Your family is in my prayers! Debbie Dishmon, November 12, 2009 My prayers are with the Bates and Claytor families. May God grant you His peace at this unimaginably difficult time. I pray that you feel His love as you move forward from this terrible tragedy. I love you all. Will Prince, November 11, 2009 L.W. and I very sorry for your loss. We will continue to pray for your family. JoAnn Madding, November 11, 2009