James Edward Tates "JT" of Abilene passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday April 24, 2019, 1pm at Norths Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Norths Funeral Home Chapel 242 Orange St.
James was born August 3, 1955 in Brenham, TX to Dorothy Louise Walker and David Lee Tates. James hobbies included taking walks, watching westerns, and listening to music (Tupac), but most of all he loved Ushering at church.
James was preceded in death by both parents; Dorothy and David Tates, brother David Tates, and sister; Rosie Tates
Left to cherish his memories are: son; James Edward Britt aunt; Mabel Neal, sisters; Mary Snow (Albert Brown), Barbara Tates of Amarillo Tx, Frances Frazier of Amarillo TX, Linda Tates of Dallas TX, brother; Kenneth Tates of Plains GA. numerous nieces and nephews and a host of extended family and many friends. Online Condolences may be made at www.dovefuneralhome.net .