Calvin Gates

July 28, 1960 - August 03, 2022


Obituary For Calvin Gates

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Calvin Gates on August 3rd, 2022.

Funeral Service will be on August 11th at 1 PM at Branch Hebron Baptist Church Greenville Ga.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM on August 10th, 2022 at the mortuary.

Mr. Calvin Lewis Gates was born July 28, 1960, in Stovall, Georgia, to the late Ector and Gladys Gates. He transitioned to his eternal home on Wednesday, August 3, 2022.

Calvin was educated in the Meriwether County School System; He was employed by the City of Greenville for many years.

He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior at an early age and was a member of the Branch Hebron Baptist Church.

Calvin was preceded in death by one daughter, Carolyn Denise Brown, three brothers Willie Henry, Danny, and Arthur Lee Gates, four sisters Estelle, Carrie Lee, Jeanette, Ellen Sandra Gates and one goddaughter Kenyatta Parks.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories a loving and devoted companion, Mary Parks; two sons, Calvin Brown of Woodbury, GA; Antwoine Brown (Nicole) of Lagrange, GA; Amber Gates of Greenville, GA; Jasmine Foster of Luthersville, GA. Two sisters, Margaret Blalock (Thomas) of Grantville, GA; Gladys Harris of LaGrange, GA; three brothers, Robert Gates of Greenville, GA; John Gates (Jackie) of LaGrange, GA; and Leon Gates of LaGrange, GA.; six grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.



10 Aug


05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary 220 Charlie Patterson Rd Grantville, GA 30220 Get Directions »
11 Aug

Funeral Service

01:00 PM

Branch Hebron Baptist Church 30 Branch Hebron Road Greenville , GA Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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  • 08/11/2022

    To the family and friends of Calvin Gates, you will truly be missed. During the times that you worked with the City and was in the community, we always had the opportunity to share a laugh and part with good vibes. I'm glad that I had the opportunity to be around you and know that you are at peace. God bless. -- Dexter Williams and family

  • 08/11/2022

    Praying for you all, May God give you the strength and comfort you all need. He's the only Way!!! You will be missed Calvin, he always greeted me with a smile❤

  • 08/10/2022

    My Condolences to the Family! Praying for y'all ❤️🙏🏽❤️🙏🏽

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  • 08/09/2022

    My condolences to Calvin family.

  • 08/09/2022

    Mary you and your family have my condolences and we will keep you lifted up in prayer

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  • 08/08/2022

    Mary me and my family are praying for you and your family ❤️💓💓💓💓

  • 08/08/2022

    My deepest condolences to The Gates and Parks family... Calvin You Were The Life of Every Party an You Will Truly Be Missed... Rest In Paradise Calvin Gates aka The Entertainer 😭🕺🕊️

  • 08/05/2022

    My deepest sympathy to Mary and family. I'm going to miss Mr.Calvin. He was a good man and I enjoyed him living beside me. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. RIP Mr.Calvin. You now rest high on that mountain. Larry Fogarty.

  • 08/04/2022

    My condolences to the Gate's family and associates... RIP Calvin lil bruh... 🕊

  • 08/04/2022

    From your nephew and family Marc Gates. Unc I'm going to miss you.

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