The Tribune Democrat
David H. Gates
June 20, 1941 - 2019
77 of Johnstown died February 8, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford, PA. Born May 20, 1941 in Johnstown the son of James and Margaret (Thomas) Block. Preceded in death by parents, first wife Carol (Foltz), son Jeffrey, and Daughter-In-Law Glenna. Survived by wife Betty (Campbell) Gates, and children Shelly (Dennis), Daniel (Debra), David Jr., and Jeremy, and step sons Randal (Pam), and Thomas. Also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, whom he loved to spend time with. Brother of Bill (Donna), Ed (Yolanda), James, Betty (Jim). Dave enjoyed working in his woodshop, working in the yard with Betty, and having cookouts with friends and family. Dave had many talents. He worked I the mine and was the mine inspector. He also worked at a car dealership with his son, and was a contractor and did construction work, in California, which he retired from and moved back home to Pennsylvania. He attended Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the George E. Mason where funeral service will be held 11 A.M. Wednesday with Pastor Gary Tustin officiating. Private inurnment Richland mausoleum at convenience of family. To leave condolences for the family please visit www.georgemasonfuneralhome.com.
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