Mr. Cate was the son of Tom & Alma Wimbish Cate, now deceased. He was married Dec. 24, 1936, to the former Ruth Mildred Hastings, who died Dec. 19, 1994.
Mr. Cate graduated from Henry High School in the 1930's and was an Army veteran of World War II.
He retired from the Paris Board of Public Utilities, were he was a lineman and supervisor.
He leaves four sisters: Raye Powers and husband Albert, Sara Scott and Faye Jones, all of Paris, and Martha Berlin and husband Leon of Atlanta;
Two brothers: Thomas Edward Cate and wife Billy of Henry and James Cate and wife Marie of Springville.
He also leaves a special friend Evelyn Wesley, and several neices and nephews.
Ruth Mildred Hastings Cate
1914–1994 (m. 1936)
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