Joshua Rodney Bates, 40, of Jacksonville passed away on January 8, 2019. He was born on January 31, 1978 in Little Rock, Arkansas to James Herbert and Karlene Bates.
Joshua is preceded in death by his father James Bates and a son Jacob Bates.
He is survived by his children Adrianna Bates, Jennifer McKee and David McKee; his mother Karlene Browning (Billy); his siblings Robert Criswell (Melissa), Dwayne Criswell (Katina), Shannon Bates (Bennie, BJ, Ballard) as well as a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 5:30 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas with a funeral on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 2:00 P.M.
Rest In Peace Brother.
Comes as a shock but you ok now as for rest of family may God hold y’all close and continue to comfort each and every one of y’all love ya all God bless
Can’t believe your gone! Taken way to soon. You will be missed. Lots of love.
soo sorry for your loss I will be praying for you and your family he will be missed
You will be greatly missed