Harry Lee Kates Jr., son of Alicia D. Oliver-Kates and Harry Lee Kates Sr was born on October 7, 1983 in Bridgeton, NJ. Harry departed this life on December 30, 2022. Harry graduated from Sterling High School of Stratford, NJ in 2002. He was recently employed by Single Source Plus in Bellmawr, NJ where he worked as a laborer. Harry loved to socialize and joke with family and friends. He loved going to sports games and concerts. He is a dedicated NY Giants fan. Harry leaves to cherish his memories in the lives of his mother: Alicia Oliver Kates, his daughter; Celina Kates; two brothers Kenyon Harris (Lachisa) of Bridgeton NJ; Hakeem Kates (Kelly) of Somerdale, NJ. One sister: Michelle Brown of Bridgeton, NJ and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He is predeceased by his maternal and paternal grandparents and four uncles. Funeral services will be held at the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Twp. on Saturday, January 14th at 11 AM. Interment will take place at Overlook Cemetery in Bridgeton. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 9 AM to 11 AM prior to the services. Written condolences can be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.padgettfuneralhomes.com.