Troy Lynn Gates


Troy Lynn Gates, 57, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021.

He was born on September 25, 1963 to the late Ralph and Barbara Gates.

Troy enjoyed fishing, cooking and spending time with his family — especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carla Gates; brother, Darrell Gates; and grandparents: Lon Parton and Mary Beard.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his children: Ashley Silvers (Brandon), Brittney Gates, and Briley Brown; siblings: Gary Gates, Ricky Gates, Vickie Self, Jimmy Parton, Chuck Gates, Kristie Gates, and Donna Burns. He also leaves behind his grandchildren: Haley, Drake, Kaden, Landon, Breanna, Ashlinn “Lou”, Levi and Hunter. He also leaves behind special cousin, Mike Gates.

Troy’s family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Companion Funeral Home.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Troy or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at


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