Visitation will be today, July 2, 2014, from 6 until 8 p.m. in the parlor at Cullman Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Thursday, July 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Cullman Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ronnie McCarty officiating.
Burial will be in the Corinth Church of Christ Cemetery.
Pate was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Annie Laura Pate; sons, Brady Pate, Ralph Pate, Jimmy Pate and Jack Pate; and daughter, Margaret Cagle.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Drummond Pate; five sons, Richard (Becky) Pate, Andy (Kathy) Pate, Michael Howard, Kendrick (Carol) Howard and Al (Wanda) Macon; stepson, James Drummond; three daughters, Rena Broadhead, Maryann (Terry) Adams and Barbara (Kevin) Duke; stepdaughters, Janet (Royce) Jean, Marsha (Kevin) Tillman; daughter-in-law, Nina Pate; son-in-law, Dwight Cagle; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends.
Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.cullmanfuneralhome.com.
Cullman Funeral Home, Cullman; 256-734-3144