William Pate Sr.

William Pate Sr.

Posted: Monday, February 7, 2011 11:50 am

The Messenger, February 7, 2011
William C. Pate Sr., 68, of Hickman, Ky., died Feb. 5, 2011, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at David’s Chapel Baptist Church in the Brownsville community in Kentucky, with the Rev. Charles Southerland officiating. Burial will follow in Brownsville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until the hour of services.
White-Ranson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Josh Morris, Jerry Lynn Harrison, Dennis Ladd, Charles Armstrong, Jamie Willcutt, Richard Williams and James Morris.
He was born Feb. 14, 1942, in Obion County, son of the late Joe and Estral (Armstrong) Pate. He was a farmer and was a member of David’s Chapel Baptist Church.
He is survived by his daughter, Mary Griffin of Palmersville; his son, William Pate Jr. of Hickman; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Dale and Margaret Pate of Union City and Robert and Faye Pate of Mayfield, Ky.; his sister, Iva “Sissy” Pate of Hickman; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by three daughters and his son.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.

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