James Grates, Jr.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M., on Thursday, November 29, 2018 in Trinity Baptist Church with Reverend Tracy Pressley officiating. Interment will be private.
Mr. Grates was born in Augusta, GA. He was a Truck Driver for F&W Transportation and loved to play golf.
He was preceded in death by his father, James A. Grates, Sr.
Other survivors include his children, Stephanie Grates of Martinez, James A. Grates,III (Rebecca) of Martinez and Ashley Grates of Martinez; grandchildren, Anna Grace Strickland, Reagan and Ryleigh Grates; mother and step-father, Melba and Dwight Martin; sisters, Teresa Eldridge and Angela Hardy; brother, Brian Martin.
The family will receive friends on Thursday afternoon from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M., at the church.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Rd., Augusta, Georgia 30906.