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Born: October 22, 1954

Place of Birth: Stockton, CA USA

Death: March 24, 2013

Place of Death: Dover, AR USA

Hobbies: Antique Car Restoration, Deer Hunting

Memorial donations may be made to:
Arkansas Children's Hospital

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Terry Goates

October 22, 1954  -  March 24, 2013
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Terry Goates, 58, of Dover, Arkansas, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at his home.

The son of Boyce Eugene and Sylvia Irene Standridge Goates, he was born October 22, 1954, in Stockton, California. He and Deborah Goates were married on August 3, 1993. He worked in the construction industry and enjoyed antique car restoration, especially 1957-58 vintage Chevy's, camping and deer hunting. He was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Louise Goates and his father, Boyce Eugene Goates.

He is survived by a son, Benny Goates, Dover; two daughters, Brandy Goates and her fiancée, Jarrett Palmer, Dover, Stephanie Felkins (Wayne), Hector; his mother, Sylvia Irene Standridge Goates, Scottsville; two brothers, Tommy Goates (Joyce), Dover and Tim Goates (Kelly), Dover; a sister, Beverly Smith (Roy), Scottsville; three grandchildren, Tony LaRue, Austin Goates and Seth Rudder; a special friend, Virginia Chisum, Dover; and many other relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Humphrey Chapel with the Rev. Sam Niemann officiating. Burial will be in Goates Cemetery at Scottsville by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Active pallbearers will be Jerry Johnson, Lynn Snider, Mickey Turney, Jerry Allen, Jarrett Palmer and Verlin Pruitt. Honorary pallbearers will be Willis Dixon, Jaron Moore, Jeremy Baldobino, Bill Pruitt, Bill Tackett, Robert Paul Leavell and Don Freeman.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital, Post Office Box 2222, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203.