Richard J. Bates 63, Frankfort, Ind., died February 13, 2017 at his home unexpectedly. Born in Frankfort, Ind., to John & Phyllis J. (Cohee) Bates. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Cindy.
Richard was a 1972 graduate of Frankfort High School and was a lifelong Frankfort resident. He worked at ADM since May of 1972 and was planning on retiring in June of 2017. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge and a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge #7 both in Frankfort. He enjoyed his family, friends and spending time on the river.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home. No services are planned. Memorial donations may be made to Mooseheart Charities.
Mother: Phyllis J. Bates of Frankfort, Wife: Cindy Bates of Frankfort, 2 Daughters: Miranda (Shaun) Miller of Frankfort, Kim Culp of Frankfort, Son: Calvin Bates of Lebanon, Sister: Shellie (Mark) Bates Dexter of Lafayette, 3 Grandchildren, Kelsea, Maddox and London.