James Bates

Final Resting Place

Oak Grove Cemetery
500 N. White Horse Pike
Hammonton, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of James Corey Bates

James C. Bates, affectionately known as "Jim" departed this life in AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center on Sunday, March 7, 2021. He was born October 8, 1973, in Long Branch, New Jersey. He was a graduate of Absegami High School in Absecon, New Jersey. Jim was employed at Taj Mahal and Showboat Casinos. Jim's hobbies included listening to music; watching movies and collecting baseball cards since the age of 9. He loved being around his family and requesting them to make special foods that he loved. Jim will be fondly be remembered by: his loving mother, Julia P. Whittaker of Pleasantville, New Jersey; two aunts, Vera S. Little of Queen Creek, Arizona, and Cecilia M. Crump of Elwood, New Jersey; extended Whittaker family and Greater Love Chapel family; acting aunts, Carol Lacy; Elsie Taylor, Lois Bishop and Janie Ross, Margie Coleman; bestie cousins, The Crump, Guy, Little, Duran, Hodge, and McCoy families; Big Rob; and other extended family and friends. Interment will be 2PM, Friday, March 12, 2021, Oak Grove Cemetery, 500 N. White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037. Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com
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