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327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
Glenn Bates

Glenn Bates

Thursday, February 2nd, 1956 Thursday, May 16th, 2019

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Obituary for Glenn Sumner Bates

Glenn Sumner Bates, 63, of Kearneysville, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 as a result of a car accident.

Born February 2, 1956, he was the son of Patricia Sumner Bates and the late Robert Bates.

He was employed with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Washington Aqueduct Division, as a Welder.

Glenn was an avid motorcycle enthusiast. He loved to ride and build motorcycles, loved the outdoors especially hunting, mowing, fishing and clamming. Glenn was a kind and gentle soul and everyone he met became a friend.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife whom he has been with for 17 years, Sarah “Janie” Sine-Bates; two daughters, Kayla and Kasie; four grandchildren, one sister, Wendy Ero and husband, Gary; one brother, Robert Bates and wife, Lisa; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his faithful fur baby, Sadie.

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by two daughters, Tiffany and Amanda.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Brown Funeral Home.

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    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Brown Funeral Home
    327 West King Street
    MARTINSBURG, WV
    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
    11:00am
    Celebration of life service

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danny fitzmaurice

I remember Glenn and his brother as kids in the early-mid 60's in Landover-Woodlawn riding in his Dad's Model A.
May god bless your family thru this difficult time
GoodSpeed Glenn Bates

Danny Fitzmaurice
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Sharon & Sal Yepello, Sammi Duncan, & Mom Zapf

May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. RIP Glenn.... Our Deepest Condolences , Janie and family. We love you.
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Washington Aqueduct Civilian Activities Associatio

We mourn with you in the loss of Glenn, our cherished brother and friend.
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Javonne Hall

Glenn "Diesel",
From the time I arrived at the Washington Aqueduct to take my welding exam, you were helpful. Upon being employed at WAD, I thought I was bringing years of Navy experience welding, but the years you put in ahead of me showed I could still learn a thing or two. Thank you for all your knowledge, funny Aqueduct and life stories and of course the egg and cheese sandwich breakfast spot we used to frequent!!! Rest easy old man, we got it from here.
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With many thoughts of peace and courage for you during this difficult time.
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