Hundreds celebrate Bud Gates

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — Hundreds came to say goodbye Monday to George “Bud” Gates: husband, father, rancher, public servant and unabashed Christian.They prayed, they sang —“What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” “When the Roll is Called Up Yonder.” They laughed, they cried, they broke bread together — all the things families do when they celebrate.The classic song, “Will The Circle Be Unbroken,” rolled through hearts and heads. Yes it will, and here’s why.Bud and Marge Gates love God, love each other and love their progeny: five children, 15 grand children and 27 great-grandchildren — upon further review, one of the five …

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