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Carlos “C.W.” Warren Cates, longtime Cushing resident, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at the Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa at the age of 87 years.
The son of the late Fred Cates and Myrtle Morelan Cates, C. W. was born on February 26, 1921 in Ellsinore, Missouri moving to Cushing as a small child and was reared and educated here.
He had worked in the oil industry all of his life, starting with Halliburton and later with Great Lakes who sold to Williams Brothers.
C. W. was a member of the Baptist Church and his hobbies included wood working, fishing, hunting and dancing.
He also was a former member of Good Sams Camping Club of Stillwater.
Survivors include his wife Aileen Cates; his children, John Cates and his wife Jean of Giltner, NE; Neva Jane Chatterson and her husband Bill of Greeley, CO; Vera Harrall and her husband Mike of Park Hill, OK; and Nancy Detwiler of Tecumseh, OK; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rose McKeown of Stillwater and Zora Lamb of Owasso, OK; three brothers, Ernest Cates of Rockdale, TX, Melvin Cates of Casper, WY and Earl “E.C.” Cates of Phoenix, AZ; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters, Azilee Cates, Ada Jewel Cates and Opal Cates and three brothers, Elzie “Bud” Cates, Elvie “Bill” Cates and Glen Cates.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. in the Fairlawn Cemetery at Cushing.
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