James Christopher Goates (Butch) (Goatie) (GOGO), passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on November 20, 2021, in Albany, Oregon. He was 73 years young.
James was born May 19 1948, in San Luis Obispo, Ca. He was a truck Driver since he was 19 yrs old.
He is survived by his wife Norma Goates and 4 Step Children, Patricia Francis, Daniel Clark (Kris), Pamela Weaver (Daniel) and Timothy Clark.
He was Preceded in Death by One Step son James Clark.
A visitation service will be held at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel located at 609 Main St. in Watsonville Ca. 95076 on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, from 5:00-9:00 PM. A chapel blessing will take place at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 12:00 PM with a reception to follow at 2:00 PM at the Elks Lodge located at 121 Martinelli St. in Watsonville Ca. 95076. The burial will take place at Valley Public Cemetery located at 2445 East Lake Ave. in Watsonville Ca. 95076 on Friday, December 10, 2021, at 10:00 AM.