Lloyd F. Gates, 71, of Rockford IL died Sunday, July 1, 2012. Born March 9, 1941, son of the late Vernon and Ruth Gates. He served his country proudly as a Medic with the US Air Force. Lloyd was employed for many years as an accountant and later in life as an investment and financial consultant. He greatly enjoyed being outdoors and was happiest when he was flying, sailing, fishing or spending time with his grandchildren.
Caring father to Michael (Maria), John (Dena) and Steven Gates; step-father to Nathan (Danielle) Zigmont and cherished grandfather to Justin, Connor, Andrew, Jaime and James.
Graveside service Monday, July 9, at 11:00 am at the Genoa Township Cemetery, Genoa IL.