Kenneth Alan Bates, 57, employed with The Virginian-Pilot for 20 years

Kenneth Alan Bates, 57, of Virginia Beach, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020.

Born in South Weymouth, Massachusetts, he served honorably in the U.S. Air Force. He worked at The Virginian-Pilot newspaper for the last 20 years.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Alfred Bates; and two brothers, Richard C. and Charles T. Bates.

Left to cherish his memories are his mother, Beverley J. Bates of Virginia Beach; and two brothers, David A. Bates of Ohio and Brian D. Bates of Washington. He also leaves several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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