Andrew (Andy) Jackson Bateman, Jr. 88 passed away on May 1, 2013 following a brief illness. He was born in Sparta, Mo., June 5, 1924 to Andrew J. Bateman, Sr. and Ida Belle Walker Bateman. He is preceded in death by his parents and 12 brothers and sisters. One son, Alan Bateman, Caney, TX and one daughter, Harlena Bateman, Houston, TX.
His is survived by wife, Peggy Bateman of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Karen Bateman, Iberia, Mo.; Son, David Fleming, Norman, Okla.; Daughter and son-in-law, Leah and Bud Creekbaumb, Eldon, Mo.; Daughter and son-in-law, Teri and John Knapp, Branson West, Mo.; 6 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren.
Memorial arrangement are pending. In lieu of flowers donations may be made payable to Washington University, MEMO: Bateman Alzheimer Research Mailed to: C/O Peggy Bateman, 11 Par Ln, Unit 3, Branson West, MO 65737