Born: March 30, 1936
Died: November 11, 2011
Mr. Walter Daniel Bates age 75 of Pleasant Shade and formerly of Riverside, NJ passed away on Friday November 11, 2011 at Alive Hospice.
Mr. Bates was born March 30, 1936 in Riverside, NJ to Pauline Kiwoski and the late Robert Bates. Walter was also preceded in death by his sister, Dolores. He was married to Maxine Biddle. Walter served in the U.S. Navy and graduated from Rowen College. He was honored to receive several National Science Foundation Awards. Walter taught Physics and Chemistry at Pennsauken, Wachung, and Cinnaminson high schools. When he retired, he enjoyed having a second career raising cattle and horses in Tennessee.
Mr. Bates is survived by his daughter, Richelle Renee Gallagher; mother, Pauline Bates; brother, John Bates; mother of his daughter, Maxine Bates; and two grandsons, Hunter James Gallagher and Aidan Maxwell Gallagher.
He has devoted family and friends and shall be missed by all.
Mr. Bates remains rest at the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes.
Services for Mr. Bates will be held at a later date.