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Brockman Wilson Cates

March 23, 1979 ~ October 13, 2023 (age 44) 44 Years Old

Brockman Cates Obituary

Brockman Wilson Cates, 44, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2023, at his home. He was born in Gaston County, son of John Thomas Cates and Vera Crunkleton Cates. He was preceded in death by his sister, Lisa Melton; and his brother, Chad Melton.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Cates is survived by his wife; Natasha Bray Cates; his daughter, Aurora Cates; his siblings, Doug Melton, Justin Cates (Julia), and Brent Cates (Wendy); special nephew, Hendrix Cates; and numerous other nieces and nephews.

A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Cates will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 20, 2023, at Eighth Street Church of God, 906 S 8th St, Bessemer City, NC 28016. Pastor Ronnie Pendleton will officiate. The family will greet guests, at the church, from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Friday, at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Gastonia Street Ministry, 416 W Main Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052. Condolence messages may be sent to the family by visiting Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly is caring for the Cates family.

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October 20, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Eighth Street Church of God
906 S 8th Street
Bessemer City, NC 28016

Celebration of Life
October 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Eighth Street Church of God
906 S 8th Street
Bessemer City, NC 28016


Gastonia Street Ministry
416 W Main Ave., Gastonia NC 28052


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