Kenneth “Merritt” Bates

Kenneth “Merritt” Bates, 82, of Senecaville, Ohio, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 at his home of natural causes. The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation Friday, June 7, 2019 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 609 West St., Caldwell, Ohio. A memorial service will conclude visitation Friday, June 7, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel, with Evangelist Jim Moore officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Bates Hill Cemetery near Senecaville.