Mr. Ronald L. Bates 75, of Indianapolis, passed away Jan. 8, 2017. Funeral Service will be held Sat. Jan. 14, 2017 11:00 a.m. at First Freewill Baptist Church, 2433 Barnes Ave. with calling from 9:00 a.m. to service time. Burial in Washington Park North Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Williams & Bluitt Funeral Home.