Visitation will be today, Jan. 31, 2014, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Bell Funeral Home in Sumiton.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Bell Sumiton Chapel, with burial in Corinth Church of Christ Cemetery in Bremen. Ronnie McCarty will officiate.
Preceding him in death were his mother, Annie Laura Pate; brothers, Brady, Ralph and Jack Pate; and sister, Margaret Cagle.
Survivors include his children, Jamie Kyle (Scott) of Jasper, Jeremy Pate of Bremen, Peyton Pate of Logan and Savanna Pate of Bremen; father and stepmother, T.J. and Edith Pate of Bremen; sisters, Dena Broadhead of Bremen, Maryann Adams (Terry) of Cornersville, Tenn., and Barbara Duke (Kevin) of Bremen; brothers, Richard Pate (Becky) of Empire and Andy Pate (Kathy) of Bremen; half-brothers, Michael Howard of Athens, Ga., Kendrick Howard (Carol) of Dora and Al Macon (Wanda) of Gardendale; stepbrother, James Drummond of Bremen; stepsisters, Janet Jean (Royce) of Bremen and Marsha Tillman (Kevin) of Good Hope; granddaughters, Anna and Abby Kyle of Jasper; special friend, Sandy Wise of Jasper; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at www.BellSumiton.com.
Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611