Owned United Carpet Cleaning at the lake

Kevin Gates, a 48-year-old Trenton, MO resident, passed away at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, July 06, 2013 at his residence while under hospice care.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Trenton. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton. Open visitation will begin Tuesday morning at the funeral home. The family will be staying and receiving visitors at the house of Alan and Sabra Ferguson. Memorial donations are suggested to either the St. Luke’s Brain Tumor Research Fund or the First Baptist Church.

Kevin Gates was born September 16, 1964 in Milan, MO to Glen and Colleen (Ratliff) Gates. He was raised in Trenton and graduated from Trenton High School class of 1983. Shortly after graduating he moved to the Lake of the Ozarks where he owned and operated United Carpet Cleaning for 20 years. Martial arts especially jujitsu was one of his many hobbies that included fitness activities, watersports, and traveling on hunting and fishing trips with close friends. He was a member of the Trenton First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his sister Glenna Gates of Trenton, aunts Doris Ferguson of Trenton, Laurel Berry of Galt, MO and Guidona Robar of Phoenix, AZ as well as several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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