Steven Edward Bates, born February 19th, 1992, was the most loving father, friend, brother and son. His life subsided on Monday, December 10, 2018. He is survived by his son; Lathan Dean Ty Bates, father; Randy Bates, mother; Deanna Fleck, step-father, Paul Skaggs, brothers; Dakota, Joshua & wife Jadelyn Bates, Brandon Rush, and Derek and wife Brandi Wilson, sister; Tamera Bates, three nephews and one niece, and wife Kaci Bates. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents and paternal grandmother.
Steven I'll miss you til the day I'm called home. Hope you give all of us the strength to help your mom through the worst pain that a parent should never have to live with.. I love you baby but I'm also mad..
Lisa CoxHobbs, NM
Baby boy momma misses you so very much, I love you to the Moon and back. I'll see you again soon, so till we meet again, smile and know that since you left us, nothing has been the same here, but I Know your no longer hurting that you are pain free. Never Good bye I'll see you soon love always and forever momma
Deanna Fleckhobbs, NM
R.I.P.Steven may you fly with the angels. God Bless you and you be sadly missed.
Patricia TrestClarendon, TX