John V. Gates
October 31, 1937 - September 2, 2020
Carrie L Smith S.T.N.A.
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John (Jack) Vernon Gates, age 82, entered peacefully into the presence of the Lord, September 2, 2020 in Sylvania, Ohio. Jack was born October 31, 1937 in Dayton, Ohio to John W. and Juanita (Williams) Gates. Jack attended St. Paul Bible College in Minnesota and graduated from Cedarville College in Cedarville, Ohio with degrees in…

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Kathy Douglas left a message on September 9, 2020:
Melody and Lisa, I remember your dad from Sylvania Alliance: a kind man with a warm smile. I'm glad you were able to spend his last days here with him.
Carrie L Smith S.T.N.A. left a message on September 5, 2020:
As Jack's caretaker I did not get the pleasure of knowing him earlier in life but I know if I had, he would have had much to share with me and a lot of guidance to give. Jack's smile made me think about how I live my life and how I can be better. He was a very good man with a huge heart and a soul of gold. He believed in the human spirit and never complained. I get the sense that was his way. My sincerest condolences to Lois as well as Melody, Robin, Lisa, Linda & Leslie. It is the highest compliment to have been entrusted with your husband & father. I will miss my friend and his warm smile. May his light live on in your hearts for all of your days.. " See I have not forgotten you ... for I have carved you on the palm of my hand " Isaiah 49:15
Richard and Betty Lingo left a message on September 5, 2020:
We met him once or twice what a Loving caring Gentleman. His Daughter Melody is a very Wonderful Lady and our Prayers and thoughts will continue for Melody and her Family and all Family Members during this time of Loving and Caring !!
Pamela McKnight left a message on September 4, 2020:
Rest in peace, Jack. Jack and Lois had a big impact on me during their years in Mt Pleasant. I will miss knowing he is here on this earth but I will carry his memory in my heart.
Cremation Society of Toledo left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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