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Jack Lee Cates, 79, of Independence, Missouri passed away October 14, 2022, in Kansas City, Missouri from a massive stroke.
A Celebration of Life for Jack will be held Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Rose of Sharon Pentecostal Church (9621 East 38th Terrace. Kansas City, MO 64133.) Visitation is from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. His Memorial Service will follow at 11:00 AM. Jack’s Graveside Service with Military Honors will take place Monday, October 31, 2022, at Missouri Higginsville Veterans Cemetery (20109 Bus MO-13. Higginsville, MO 64037) at 12:00 PM.
Mr. Cates was born in 1942 in Kansas City, Kansas. Jack worked and retired from KCATA in 2004. Jack was an avid fisherman but was always keen on letting the fish go after he had caught them. Jack had many hobbies but loved spending time with his family and going to Church.
He was proceeded in death by his father Jack A Cates, his mother Leona Whitley, his beloved son Jay Cates.
Survivors of Jack include his loving wife Donna Cates of the home, son Todd Cates (Chris) of Blue Springs, Missouri, his daughter Jacquie Scott (Robbie) of Independence, Missouri, Son Scott Cates (Heather) of St Charles, Missouri, daughter Darcie Cates of Grandview, Missouri, grandson Brady Cates of Independence, Missouri, grandson Jamaree Cates of Grandview, Missouri, granddaughter Bella Whitfield of Independence, Missouri, granddaughter Tarrah Scott of St Charles, Missouri, and grandson Kyle Scott of St Charles, Missouri, his brother Robert Cates (Linda) of Raytown, Missouri and many nieces, nephews and friends.