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 Van Leton Pate, Sr

Van Leton Pate, Sr

Death 21 Jun 2008 (aged 76)
Burial Roseland, Indian River County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 27760881 · View Source
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Van Leton Pate Sr., 76, of Sebastian, died June 21, 2008 at Haven Hospice in Chiefland. He was born in Cordova, AL and was a former commerical fisherman in Sebastian for 26 years.

He served in the Air Force for 20 years during the Korean War and Vietnam War.

He was a member of the U.S. Sergeant's Association, and Organized Florida Fisherman's Association.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Evelyn "Skeet" Pate of Sebastian; son, Van Pate Jr. of Vero Beach; daughters, Vanessa McNeil of Branford, Frances D'Ambrosio of Blackshear, GA; sisters, Delma Madison of Cordova, Audie Jack Mullings of Leadville, CO, Nancey Jinright of Prattville, AL; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by two sisters, Thelma Keys, and Tommie Jean Sanford.

SERVICES: Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m., June 25 at Strunk Funeral Home, Sebastian. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dave Foster officiating. Burial will follow at Sebastian Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the Sebastian Area Veterans' Honor Guard.

Published in the TC Palm on 6/23/2008.

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  • Created by: Shirley Bybee
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27760881
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Van Leton Pate, Sr (14 Jan 1932–21 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27760881, citing Sebastian Cemetery, Roseland, Indian River County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Bybee (contributor 46787619) .