Virgil Cates, 60, of Parsons, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville. 

He is survived by his mother, Leta McKnight Cates of Parsons; daughter, Kaelyn Brooke Cates of Parsons; sister, Jo Ann Roach of Parsons; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Cates and son, Joel Dean Cates.

Visitation with his family will be held Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Parsons Mortuary. Visitation will continue Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 from 10 a.m. until time of service. 


Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Parsons Mortuary Chapel with burial to follow at McKnight Ridge Cemetery in Linden.



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