Henry Cates, 68, of Newport, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport.

Henry Cates, 68, of Newport, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport.

He was an avid sports fan, supported the Duke Blue Devils and enjoyed golf and traveling.

Family service will be private.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Pridgen Cates of Newport; one son, Aaron Kyle Cates of Wilmington; one daughter, Kristin Nicole Dempster of Denver, Colo.; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements are by Noe Funeral Service, Beaufort.