Gary Wayne Tate, 70, of Monticello, passed away on March 22, 2019 at his home.
He was born on June 13, 1948 in Monticello to the late Emery Cleve Tate and Mary Herring Tate Yount.
Mr. Tate retired from SeaArk Marine where he worked in maintenance. He was of the Church of Christ faith.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one brother, Donnie Tate; a one sister, Joan Hill; and a grandson, Samuel Allen Curtis.
Survivors include a daughter, Amanda Tate and Gary Strickland of Monticello; a stepdaughter, Kelley Dancer of Redfield; two grandchildren, Wayne Curtis and Wesley Faulkner both of Monticello; a step-grandson, Christian Dancer of White Hall; several nieces, nephews and friends and a special friend, Eugene Cranford (Possum) and wife Carol of Warren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.