Craig P. Gates sr.
LINCOLNTON - Craig Pressley Gates Sr.
, 70, died Oct. 1, 2003 at Lincoln Medical Center
...Mr. Gates was a member of Long Shoals Baptist Church.He was a member of Lincoln Lodge #137 A.F. and A.M., Scottish Rites, and was an Oasis Shriner.He was the owner of the oldest independent real estate and auction company in Lincoln County, former owner of Old Lake Norman Music Hall, Lake Norman Ole Time Fiddlers Convention, and Craig's Place.Mr. Gates was past president of Lincon County Board of Realtors, Lincoln County Shriners Club and the Lincoln County Home Builders Association.He served in the U.S. Army in Korea.