American Patriotic 10


Ronald Thomas Gates

1930 - 2021


Ronald Thomas Gates, 91, joined his wife in Heaven on Sunday, October 17, 2021. Ronnie was the son of the late Ralph and Addie Gates of Oil City, Pennsylvania.  His wife of 58 years, Dallas B. Gates, Yvonne (Bonnie) Rager, beloved daughter and Christopher R. Gates, eldest grandson predeceased him. He leaves to cherish his memory his son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Patty Gates; daughter and son-in-law, Allison and Bert Krupp; grandchildren, Nicole Rager Butt (Aaron), Erica-Leigh...

Read more

Plant a tree in memory of Ronald by clicking here.
To send flowers to Ronald's family, please visit our floral store.


An environmentally-friendly option

Colonial Heights Chapel

2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA

Tribute Wall

Share a memory of Ronald Thomas Gates
  • Photos
  • Video
  • Candle
  • Sentiment
Plant a tree in memory of Ronald
An environmentally-friendly option

2 trees planted in memory of Ronald


Mike and Betsy Duncan

November 3, 2021 8:21 AM

We are here for you...much love
Mike and Betsy Duncan

Petals Aglow

Petals Aglow was purchased for the family of Ronald Thomas Gates by Mike and Betsy Duncan.  Send flowers

A tree was planted

A tree was also planted in memory of Ronald Thomas Gates.

Officer Mike and his wife Betsy

November 3, 2021 8:12 AM

Allison, Burt and family....we are sorry for your loss. We pray for you and want you to know that we are thinking of you at this time.

Cordie and J E Baird, Sr.

October 26, 2021 9:03 PM

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your love one. I know that he must have been so proud of each of you. He must have been so happy to meet his love ones in heaven. Prayers, love and peace.

Charles Hinton

October 19, 2021 7:48 PM

So saddened to hear of Ronnie's departure from this earth. He was a truly good man, and will be greatly missed! Love and thoughts to all, you will be in our prayers! Chuck and Debbie Hinton

Susan Ingram

October 18, 2021 2:36 PM

Allison, my mother Marie Gardner worked with your dad at Reynolds and just adored him. The love he had for your mom was extremely sweet. I am truly sorry for your loss

Plant a tree in memory of Ronald

An environmentally-friendly option Plant memorial trees
© 2021 E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy