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David Michael Scates

October 21, 1951 — June 29, 2021

David Michael Scates

David Scates lost his battle with brain cancer and passed over on Tuesday June 29, 2021 at Carolina rehabilitation facility of Cumberland county in Fayetteville North Carolina. David was born in Fort Bragg North Carolina on October 21, 1951 the son of the late Dave W. Scates and Frances Hammond Scates. 

David is survived by his daughter Kelly Scates and two grandchildren Rosetta and Zachary, two sisters Gloria Miller and Ann McGee and lots of nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

David was a very private but loving man whom has had many obstacles in life but never gave up. He will be truly missed and forever in our hearts. 

There will not be a service at this time but a memorial will be held at a later time.

Daddy you will forever be my hero and I will forever be your little girl I love you watch over us from heaven and tell my aunt Brenda hello and that we love and miss her. You will forever have that special place in my heart. 

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Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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