Carlos Lee Bates
Carlos Lee Bates
  • 27 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 27, 1971
  • Date of passing: Mar 17, 1999
Let the memory of Carlos Lee be with us forever

This family memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Carlos Lee Bates, 27, born on March 27, 1971 and passed away on March 17, 1999. Carlos your family loves you so much! My love for you will last to infinity and beyond! We will remember him forever. God gave his only begotten son Jesus Christ to sacrifice his life because he loved us so. Thank you God. Our Carlos will live again!

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 27th March 2017

"Happy Birthday Carlos! Words are so hard for me right now.  Lord knows I love you and I miss you very much. LaKayla got her license last week and it brought back so many memories.  I would not have mine if you hadn't taken me to get them.  We grew up through some of our teen years together into adulthood. Oh the history we had. We are bonded forever! I love you! You are forever missed!"

This tribute was added by Tocara Burrow on 26th March 2017

"Happy early birthday big bro. I miss you so much. We are all grown with kids but I promise we will always keep your memory alive!!!! I love you"

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 20th March 2017

"Carlos, You are always on my mind. Friday I just sat around and I always take time to myself just to think. I miss and love you very much. God will take very special care of you and he will ensure justice! That is the only thing sustaining me as time goes on. I love you!"

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 27th March 2016

"Happy Birthday Carlos! I feel the excitement of your spirit already. You would always be so excited on your special day and just wanted to make the day great spending it with all who are close to you and your loved ones. I would not dare be selfish and if it seemed that way in the past I am truly sorry. I am thankful so many people loved you so and still love you. We all are truly blessed to know God loves us best!  I love you!"

This tribute was added by Chuck Bates on 18th March 2016

"We will meet again bro!! God has blessed the world with your spirit that lives on in your sons and your family who love you and know that we will all meet again !!!"

This tribute was added by Tocara Burrow on 18th March 2016

"Big brother I miss you so much... I'm lost for words from the pain. As these years roll by I miss you more and more.  Love you forever your little sister"

This tribute was added by Shirley Burrow on 17th March 2016

"Carlos, I can still see your smile, just slightly crooked.I miss you in the physical, but you are with me forever in my heart❤️"

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 17th March 2016

"Carlos another long year has gone by and there is not a day that goes by that I don't think of you. God carries us through because we can't do it by ourselves. As Mom said we are celebrating your precious life and how priceless it is. I am so thankful to have had the years that I had with you growing up on our journey. Through it all had Handsome sons and granddaughters and a special grandson all your own. How sweet is that! A never ending journey. We were so young and no matter what at the end of the day we knew we were forever bonded.
I will forever Love you!"

This tribute was added by Tocara Burrow on 18th March 2015

"It's hard to believe its been 16 years since you been gone!!!!  I love you and miss you so much.... We had the best bound ever!!!!  I could tell you anything... love you always your lil sis"

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 17th March 2015

"Forever Missed is only touching the surface of the deepest void that I have ever felt in my entire life. Just been in my normal instability and numb feeling. I actually suppress those feelings every single day of my life but it seems as though they resurface every year at this time and I am at war for some time. Of course I will do everything to keep myself busy to help soothe the dull ache that I will forever feel in my heart until I see those beautiful eyes and crooked smile and hearing your voice calling me "Pooh" oh how I miss my nicknames. Oh how I miss that bond we had although we still have it in spirit, I am mad that I can't physically feel the Love we shared.  You are my heart, my soul, my everything. My best friend. The awesome guy that had the patience to teach me how to drive :-) Bless your heart! I know you were the reason I passed my Math class in high school. I had the best tutor. I will always treasure our special times that only belong to us.  I love you Carlos Lee Bates! To Infinity and Beyond Our Love will always Be!"

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 23rd June 2014


So much has gone on lately and I just wanted to display my thoughts and feelings. I never go a day without thinking about you and I just wanted to Lay a Flower for you today. Keep Resting sweetheart. I know you will one day live again to see all of your awesome grandbabies."

This tribute was added by Donna Johnson-Bates on 27th March 2014

"Happy Birthday my old friend, and who would have imagined one day my father in law. I truly pray you left this earth knowing how truly loved you are. Your family is a true to life testament of what family should be. I am truly proud to be a Bates. I always smile when I think of how you protected me from a bully and didnt even really know me. That beautiful son of yours, Carlos, has been watching my back before I even knew it. Guess those genes run all the way to the core. Rest on in Paradise until we all get there. Oh what a day that will be. And your sons are continuing your legacy. Those Bates men are the realest men I know."

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 27th March 2014

"Oh Carlos I haven't slept good in a week. Happy Birthday! Yes 43 oh WoW I am trying to get the other pictures up of your grandkids. I got to get one of CJ and Ya Ya. I  been real quiet lately because all these changes happening around me brings me mixed emotions and I can't help that I hold on to Yesterday........... I know you want the best for me and for that I am going to be strong and hold it down. I am always somewhere thinking of you. That will never change. My heart. My first Love My Best friend no matter what. Another sleepless night last night and woke up in tears. This morning I smile and I will continue to smile and make it a great day because I know you would. So thankful Gos is looking after you and you are resting in peace. Bless your heart Love. You deserve peace. Your joy and happiness will come soon. Thank You Jesus!!!!!! I love you!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Tocara Burrow on 27th March 2014

"Happy Birthday big brother..... Wow you would have been 43 today!!! I miss you so much!!!! I would tell you things I told nobody Lol... Well continue to Rest In Paradise...... love you your baby sis Tocara"

This tribute was added by Krystal Taylor on 17th March 2014


This tribute was added by Loretta Cooper on 17th March 2014

"I will always love you,  R. I. P.    Your auntie"

This tribute was added by Tara white on 17th March 2014

"Miss you cuz, love you always"

This tribute was added by christy bates on 17th March 2014

"I miss you so much but I know you have been watching over me!! I love you & I will see you again !! I know you are so very proud of your young men!!!!"

This tribute was added by Shirley Burrow on 16th March 2014

"God gave me a truly beautiful gift,when he chose me as your Mother. I
miss you everyday and especially in March.This month was the month of your beginning and end on earth.Carlos you rest now in eternity with my Father. The Lord let you be with me physically a short time, but you live forever in my heart, my precious son! I will remember that slightly crooked smile, the fearless way you embraced your family as a protector and the tender heart only those close to you knew. Carlos,you are missed but will never be forgotten! Love Mom!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 15th March 2014

"Hello My Darling Carlos. Just laying here thinking about you. Carlos you would be so proud of how handsome your sons are, your beautiful granddaughters and your only little prince CJ. You would also have lovedhow our family has grown. You have a beautiful extended family. Young Los's family. All so precious. I often look back on our times thanking God for the time he gave me with you. I wouldn't trade it for anything in this world. Lord knows I love you. May he place my kiss upon your forehead! I love you so. I am here always."

This tribute was added by Donna Johnson-Bates on 27th March 2013

"This time of year and all through the days of our lives without you are hard. Days like today are even harder. I pray you left this earthly life knowing how truly and unconditionally you were loved by your family and so many others whose lives you touched. You left a deep and eternal void in the life of those who love you most. Gone but never, ever forgotten. We will see you again."

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 27th March 2013

"Happy Birthday Carlos! I just wanted to tell you how much you mean to me. I was so blessed to have known you. You are ingrained in my soul. Thank you God! I have never in my life experienced a connection, a bond so strong. It is truly unbelievable. Everybody do not get such an opportunity or a shot at true love. I experienced it. It's unlike any other!"

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 18th March 2013

"Wow it is 12:01 I tried to get that last sentence in at 11:59 March 17, 2013. A minute late. Oh I love and miss you so much! Forever my soul mate"

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 18th March 2013

"Hey Love I really did not want to face today. It has been years but to me it seems like yesterday. Carlos you are imbedded in my soul and I thank
God for the wonderful opportunity to be with you and share in your life. You have three wonderful Sons, two beautiful granddaughters that are something. Newest addition Corey Jr. Your little grandson an angel. We love you!"

This tribute was added by Kesaa Booker on 17th March 2013

"- I love you uncle , even though I was only 3 when you passed I remember some things and I will always share the memories my mommy has of you . we still love you and will always remember you . Rest on Uncle , save us a spot next to you in the kingdom <3"

This tribute was added by Jonalyn Bates-Miller on 27th March 2012

"Carlos, You are gone but never ever forgotten. But you as well as KaJuan are in God's care now. You are  missed more than you can imagine. R.I.P nephew. I love you forever"

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 27th March 2012

"Happy Birthday Carlos! I think about you all the time and I miss you so much. I still feel this huge void in my life. The earthly bond has been temporarily broken but our eternal bond is forever. I have that comfort knowing that no matter what we went through or up against, we loved each other like no other."

This tribute was added by Wendy Bates on 19th March 2012

I knew you were special the day I met you. Seeing you at the locker upstairs at Johnson with your sun glasses on. I thought I was in heaven. Such a wonderful young Man who was raised by a God-fearing Woman who taught you the importance of the Lord,  Family and Life. You loved your family so much! They love you so much!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Shirley Burrow on 18th March 2012

"Not a day passes that I don't remember you,my son.I love you!!!! Forever you remain in my heart and mind,You are free!!!  Mom!"

This tribute was added by Tocara Burrow on 17th March 2012

"R.I.P Los I miss you so much big bro.... love you always cant believe it's been 13 yrs...."

This tribute was added by Tocara Burrow on 13th March 2012

"My brother I miss you so much..... You taught me so much in such little time I will always love you... Your lil sister Tocara...."

This tribute was added by Shirley Burrow on 13th March 2012

"My precious son, Mommy misses you,but you are forever in my heart.You are free!!!!! I will see you again someday.I love you,gone too soon."

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Shirley Burrow
Wendy Bates


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