Stephen Craig Gates

March 3, 1959 - Aug. 10, 2018

Stephen Craig Gates, 59, Altoona, formerly of Warriors Mark, died Friday. He was born in Bellefonte, son of Joyce E. Fink-Gates and the late Stephen H. Gates. Surviving are his wife, Joyce LeAnn (McElwain); a daughter, Jendi Gates; a son, Kevin Gates; four grandchildren: Kevin Tyack, Shane Gates, Taylor Gates and Arika Gates; his mother, Joyce; and two brothers: DJ Gates and Greg Gates. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 408 N. Sixth St., Altoona, Pastor Eli Hess officiating.