Victor Robert “Bobby” Gates, 63, of Glen Ridge died July 13, 2014.
Mr. Gates was a real estate broker and investor and president of Unit Buffalo Ltd., Inc. of Jersey City.
He was a member of the first entering class at Rutgers University’s Livingston College campus, where he started the school newspaper.
He collected antique cars, which were regularly exhibited in the Glen Ridge Memorial Day Parade. A Life Scout and member of the Order of the Arrow, he participated in a local Boy Scout Troop with his sons. As a young man he was an avid photographer.
He is survived by his wife, Linda (Mandel); two sons, Benjamin and Evan; his father, Edward of Rockaway, formerly of Succasunna; and two brothers, Marshall of Succasunna and Bruce of Millburn.
Services were held July 16 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels, Cedar Grove. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Temple Ner Tamid, or WBGO.org.