Cover photo for Joseph Allen Bates's Obituary
Joseph Allen Bates Profile Photo
1970 Joseph 2014

Joseph Allen Bates

October 9, 1970 — September 5, 2014

Joseph Allen Bates, 43, Peru, passed away at 12:45 p.m. on Friday, September 5, 2014 at his residence.

Born October 29, 1970 in Peru, Indiana, he was the son of Patrick James Bates, Sr. and Barbara Sue Kern Bates.  He was married to the former Bonnie Sue McIntosh, and she survives.

Joseph worked for the past ten years for the Peru City Street Department.  He enjoyed Nascar racing, fishing, cheering for the San Francisco 49ers, and spending time with his friends and family.  He was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church in Beech Grove.

Survivors include his loving wife of twenty-seven years, Bonnie Bates, rural Peru; his three children, Nicole Ashley McIntosh, Keith Allen Bates, and Joseph Anthony Bates, all of Peru; mother, Barbara Crim, Indianapolis; five siblings, Michal Lee Bates, Peru; and Patrick Bates, Jr., Teresa Marie Scott, Andrea Lynn Burge, and Elizabeth Ann Yanez, all of Indianapolis, and mother-in-law, Deloris Murphy, Indianapolis.

He was preceded in death by his father, Patrick James Bates, Sr.

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 11, 2014 at McClain Funeral Home with Deacon Truman Stevens officiating.  Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service on Thursday.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joseph Allen Bates, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree