Alvin Louis Scates – age 88 of Knoxville went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Member of Glenn Oak Missionary Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by wife of 67 years, Shirley Marie Scates; parents, Clyde and Minnie Scates; sisters, Nora Randolph and Carolyn Waldrop.
Survived by children, Mark (Debbie) Scates, Kenneth (Lisa) Scates, and Danny (Sheila) Scates; grandchildren, Michael Scates, Christopher (Wesley) Scates, Brittany (Sean) Gibson, Eric (Kacey) Scates, Stephanie Scates, Brianna Scates, Tiffany (Johnathan) King, and Brandon (Gabrielle) Scates; great grandchildren, Maison Scates, Logan King, Ella King, Aaron Scates, Emery Tipton, Axel Gibson, Aliza Scates, Sam Scates, and Callie Scates.
The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM Friday, August 6, 2021, at Bridges Funeral Home. Due to issues with Covid, the funeral service will be at the graveside at Roseberry Cemetery on Saturday at 1:00 PM with Pastor Mark Large and Pastor Roger Sikes officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Building Fund at Glenn Oak Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 865-523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Alvin Louis Scates August 25 1932 July 31 2021..
Death notice for the town of: Knoxville, Province: T-N