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Raymond Leroy Pate
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1942
Pickens County
Alabama, USA
Death: May 14, 2011
Tuscaloosa County
Alabama, USA

Raymond Leroy Pate, age 68, of Gordo, died May 14, 2011, at DCH Regional Medical Center.

Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday May 17, 2011, at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tony Burns, Rev. Damon Rose, and Rev. Ralph Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Browns Chapel Cemetery with Skelton Funeral Home of Reform directing. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and great-grandchild, Easton Parker.

Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Anderson Pate of Gordo; daughter, Djuana Hamner (Scott) of Moreland, Ga.; son, Chris Pate of Birmingham; sisters, Joyce Montgomery Swanson (Sid) of Gordo and Wanda Sullivan of Reform; brothers, Ralph Pate (Betty) of Greensboro and Faron Pate (Vanessa) of Gordo; four grandchildren, Kristi Parker (Jed), Trent Hamner, Westley Hamner, and Brandon Bonner; and two great-grandchildren, Emily Parker and Krimson Parker.

Mr. Pate was born September 9, 1942, in Pickens County, Ala. to the late Remulus D. "R.D." Pate and Myrtie Lee Smelly Pate. He was a member of Gordo Church of God of Prophecy, a retired auto/ diesel mechanic, and a lifelong resident of Pickens County.

Pallbearers will be Trent Hamner, Jed Parker, Ben Snipes, Brandon Bonner, Sean Anderson, and Jimmy Bonner.

Honorary pallbearers are Home Health nurse, Amanda Burns and the Adult Sunday School Class of Gordo Church of God of Prophecy.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to American Diabetes Association , 200 Office Park Drive, Suite 303, Birmingham, AL 35223. Published in Tuscaloosa News on May 16, 2011 
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  Sylvia Anderson Pate (1944 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Browns Chapel Cemetery
Pickens County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Memory Keeper
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69900349
Raymond Leroy Pate
Added by: George Stockman
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