Anthony Latrell Cates, Sr, 51, of Lincoln, NE, passed away January 15, 2023. He was born November 20, 1971 in Dyersburg, TN, to Earl Norman and Mary (Cates) Cates-Fultz.
Anthony was a believer in God and a devoted father to his children. He loved his family and friends more than anything. He worked with OIS as an office installer specialist until his health failed him in 2017. He became disabled at that time and worked part time with Lancaster Cleaning Services as a custodian until God called him home. Anthony was a 1990 graduate of Lincoln High School. He was married to Jeanee Murry for 17 years.
Preceded in death by one grandchild.
Survived by his mother and step father, Mary Cates-Fultz and Herbert Fultz, of Lincoln, NE; children, Dyamon Wilkinson, of Omaha, NE, Anthony Cates, Jr, Mari’anne Cates, Lillie Mae Cates, Sarah Walker, Eric Jones, Zaccheaus Jones, and Esias Murry, all of Lincoln, NE; sister, Avis Dickerson-Steel, of Halls, TN; 3 grandchildren. Along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, and host of friends.
Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel, 245 N. 27th Street, Lincoln, NE.
Visitation 1 hour prior to the Funeral Service at Metcalf Funeral Home.
Burial at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, NE.
Repass at Christ Temple Church following the burial, 500 N. 25th Street, Lincoln, NE.
Memorials to the family for future designation.