Mr. Justin M. Cates, age 23, of Buford, GA passed away on May 17, 2006. Surviving are: Mother: Lee Ann Kerlin Patton and husband, Jeff Patton, Dacula; Father: Jeffery Milton Cates, Auburn, GA; Sister: Kady Cates, Dacula, GA; Step-Brothers: Thomas Patton and Christopher Patton, NC; Grandparents: Bobby and Betty Jo Kerlin, Buford, GA, Milton and Kathleen Cates, Buford, GA; Great Grandmother: Ila Mae Gower, Lawrenceville, GA; Uncle: Jim and Jeanette Kerlin, Scottsville, VA; Aunt: Linda and Chris Bell, Buford, GA; Cousins: Joe Kolback, Jr., Scottsville, VA, Julie Robertson, Mindy Bell and Kasey Bell. Justin was born on July 12, 1982 in Gwinnett County, GA. He was a sales representative for Tile and Marble Company in Suwanee, GA. He received his education at Dacula High School. He loved to race four wheelers. He was a loving and loyal friend to all. He will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Gerry M. Davis officiating. Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery following the memorial service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133,