Mr. Jackie Ray Cates, age 79 of Camden, TN passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Cates was born on September 29, 1940 in McMinnville, TN to the late Grady Cates and Hassie Jo Swindle Cates. He was also preceded in death by a brother John Cates. Mr. Cates was retired from TVA. He was a member of Eva Baptist Church and loved fishing. Mr. Cates was also a U.S. Army Veteran.
Wife: Gloria Cates of Camden, TN
Sons: John Triplett (Shelia Sutton Triplett) of Trezevant, TN
Ronnie Triplett of Trezevant, TN
Daughter: Cyndi Roberts (Lewis) of Hendersonville, TN
Brother: Joel Cates (Lois) of McMinnville, TN
Sister: Phyllis Cates of McMinnville, TN
Grandchildren: Louie (Molly) Roberts
Shanna (Zach) Freeh
Several Great Grandchildren and Great Step Grandchildren
The family has chosen cremation services. Services will be held at a later date.