Leonard Charles Bates Jr, age 70, of Hillsdale, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at his home under the loving care of his family. He was born on September 23, 1950, in Tecumseh to Leonard Sr. and Clara (Barnes) Bates. He enjoyed welding, coon hunting, and going to auctions. Leonard loved spending time with his family and his dog, Rocky . Enjoyed colleting John Deer Merchandise.
Leonard is survived by his one son Charles (Stephanie) Bates two daughters, Stacy (Matthew) Sandahl and Charlotte Bashaara; brother, Calvin (Liz) Bates; sister, Deb Rose; former daughter in-law April Bates-Wilbur;10 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Kaden; a granddaughter, Nahiya; several sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
Per Leonard’s request, cremation has taken place a memorial dinner will take place at a later date.
You may send condolences to the family at www.eaglemarryfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Eagle-Marry Funeral Home, Hudson.