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Charles Ross Oates

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Charles Ross Oates, age 92, of Crockett, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018. He was born September 15, 1926 in Weldon to parents, Ernest Clyde Oates and Olive Howse Oates. Charles served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.

Charles is survived by his wife of 69 years, Wanda Oates of Crockett; children, Robert Terry Oates of Trinity, Penny Sue Oates Carrizales and husband, Michael of Spring, Jeffery Ross Oates of Dallas; granddaughter, Emily Oates Rivers and husband, Paul of Spring; great-great-granddaughter, Reagan Lynn Rivers of Spring. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Olive Oates; sisters, Mary Sue Perry, Juanita Naasz, June Roden; brother, Paul S. Oates.

Graveside services will be held for Charles Ross Oates Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity with Rev. Ottis Byers officiating. Family to receive friends for visitation at Callaway-Allee Funeral Home Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to VFW Trinity, 400 E. Caroline St., Trinity, Tx 75862.

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