A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Scott Cemetery in Carbon Hill. Bro. Dan Anderson will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Myrtle Pate.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Joyce Pate; sons, David Pate and wife Risa, and Danny Pate and wife, Dina; granddaughters, Madison Pate and Hannah Walton; grandsons, Christopher Pate, Hunter Walton and Nicholas Pate; brothers, Estal Pate, Jerry Pate and Bob Pate; and sisters, Barbara Johnston and Sheryl Wakefield.
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