Plans set to remember Jacob Bates

WEST, Texas - The West community is about to say goodbye to Jacob Bates.

Bates was a West High School senior killed in a crash on Interstate 35 last week.

The funeral services for the 18-year-old are set for this Wednesday, February 14, at the West High School Gym at 4:00 p.m. The burial will follow at White Rock Cemetery.

There is also a visitation planned for Tuesday at the Aderhold Funeral Home Chapel from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

A digital billboard in West, located above Slovacek's, is currently paying tribute to Jacob. The café paid for the memorial, which includes the phrase "Give God your weakness, and He will give you his strength".


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