August 19, 2021
Johnathan Leon Bates was born December 7, 1988 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, to the union of Kenneth and Vickie Lawson Bates. Johnathan tragically left this walk of life in the early morning hours of August 10, 2021, making his stay in this life 32 years, 8 months, and 3 days.
He grew up in the Vine Street community playing kickball, baseball, and football. The friends that were always around would be too numerous to try to name. One thing can always be said, when Johnathan was around, you were sure to have a good time. His love for football brought him to serve as a manage...