Jason Gates


Jason Gates

Jason Gates

Jason Douglas Gates, 26, of Princeton, Indiana formerly of New Harmony, died Wednesday, October 15, 2014 with his family at his side. He was born to Jeff and Kim (Dunn) Gates on July 18, 1988.
He attended New Harmony High School, Class of 2007 and he attended University of Southern Indiana. He was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Sons of The American Legion Post 370 and formerly a member of Boy Scouts of America. He loved to go hunting and fishing.
Jason was a wonderful person, who was always happy, respectful and willing to help anyone, and he had a heart of Gold.
He is survived by his parents, Kimberly Gates of New Harmony and Jeff Gates of Poseyville, three brothers, Jonathan Gates of New Harmony, Noah Gates of Blairsville and Michael Schneider formerly of Blairsville, his longtime girlfriend Teela Takacs of Princeton, Indiana, Great Grandmother Geneva Patton of Stewartsville, Grandfather Roberts Gates of Stewartsville, Grandfather Doug (Nancy) Dunn of Owensboro, Kentucky, cousins Kinsey Dunn, Justin Orth, Austin Thornburg, Michael Templeton, Christopher Templeton, Matthias Gates, Serenity Gates and Trinity Gates, uncles, Wayne (Linda) Gates of Mt. Vernon, Ind., Ronnie Dunn of Owensboro and aunts, Kathi Dunn of Hendersville, Tenn. and Julie (Ralph) Templeton.
Jason was preceded in death by his Maternal Grandmother, Jean Dunn, his Paternal Grandmother, Margaret Jane Gates and his aunt Carol Dunn.
Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Monday, October 20, 2014 at Holy Angels Catholic Church with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery near Poseyville.
Friends called on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Werry Funeral Home in New Harmony from 4 – 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to any 5/3 Bank in Jason’s name to assist with funeral expenses.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family online at www.werryfuneralhomes.com.

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