Bill H. Bates "Fuzzy," 84, born in Corry, Penn., April 29, 1933, passed away in his home on Jan. 28, 2018.
Bill served his country proudly from 1950-1953 in the U.S. Army. In the Korean War, he was a staff sergeant. He was also a tank driver.
Bill had 10 children, 30 grandchildren, and 39 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his youngest daughter, Lora Bates, and great-granddaughter, Claire Baker.
Services will be held at Bakersfield National Cemetery on a date to be announced.
Wood Family Funeral Service was entrusted with his care. For condolences please visit www.woodmortuary.net.