Alfard Gates, 88, Greenville, March 17, 1930 – January 10, 2019

Alfard Gates, 88 of Greenville, TX. Passed away on January 10, 2019. He was born on March 17, 1930 to Ellis and Roubalou Gates in Sudan, TX. Alfard attended Crossroads Church. He loved spending time with family and friends. Alfard owned and operated many businesses including Sparkle Wash of Arizona which was a mobile Truck Washing Service.

Alfard is survived by his loving wife of 71 years Alta Gates; daughters, Corine Virden and her husband Del, Dorine Herring and her husband Bill. Four Grandchildren, Kelli Knoll and her husband Roger, Kerri Boviall, Kayce Vasquez and her husband Jorge, Julia Brown and her husband Maurice. Thirteen great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Along with a host of loving relatives and friends. Alfard is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister, one grandson, and one great grandson.

Family will have a private Memorial Service at a later date.

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