BATES, GEORGE E. IV, age 40, Cherry Tree, passed away December 26, 2021. Born November 11, 1981, in Altoona, the son of George E. III and Jane (Kissell) Bates. Preceded in death by father. Survived by mother, of Clymer; sisters, Kori (David) Keith and Stacy Bates; nephews, J.C., Braeden, Jaxson and Avery Keith. George worked as a manager for McDonald’s Restaurant in Indiana for more than twenty years. Member of Cherry Tree Vol. Fire Company, where he served as Treasurer of their Relief Assoc. Friends will be received Sunday, January 9, 2022, at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. with a sharing of memories service to begin at 4:30.