Obituary for David Carlos Cates | Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center
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David Carlos Cates

February 20, 1980 ~ October 30, 2018 (age 38)

David Carlos Cates, 38, of La Porte, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at IU Health La Porte Hospital. 
David was born in Michigan City, IN, on February 20, 1980 to Forrest "Jimbo" and Marikey "Micky" (Collette) Kesler.  

Surviving are his parents, Forrest "Jimbo" Cates and Mirikay "Micky" Kesler; fiance, Deborah Carrier of La Porte; brother, James Dale Cates of Mishawaka; stepmom, Brenda Cates of Michigan City; stepbrother, Justin (Kathy) Gregory of La Porte; and stepsister, Leslie Kidd (Jessie) of Valparaiso.          

He was preceded in death by cousins, Erik Collette and Roger Cates; uncles, Nate Brown and Ken Collette; and aunt, Wanda Robbins. 

David enjoyed playing his PS3, watching movies, music, go carts, and most of all he loved his brother.  He also loved his family and friends.  He also loved his church. 
A time of visitation will be held from 2 - 4 PM (CST) on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at First Apostolic United Pentecostal Church.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4 PM (CST) on Saturday at the church with Richard Hoffman officiating. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family by going to Brenda Cates Go Fund Me, and also on Go Fund Me let us bury David. 

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