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Holly Raymond Cates, 75, of Texarkana, AR passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at a local hospital. He was born on January 28, 1942 in Lubbock, TX. Mr. Cates was a member of Highland Church of Christ and a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corp.


He is preceded in death by his wife Maxine Cates, son Richie Harbour, two daughters, Barbara Finley and Debbye Cates.

Survivors include, two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Rodney Harris of Texarkana, AR and DeWanda and Randall Looney of Smithville, TX; brother and sister-in-law, A.V. and Sherry Cates of Odessa, TX; sister, Sherry Cantu of San Antonio, TX; 7 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the funeral home

Graveside service will be 2pm Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, 1413 East Irving Blvd, Irving, TX with Chris Hooten and Fred Harris
officiating. Burial will under the direction of East Funeral Home-Moores Lane..

Memorials can be made to Christus St. Michael Post Acute Medical Specialty Hospital.

Online tributes can be posted at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.