Vince B. Tate Sr., 92, a lifelong resident of Dunlap, died on Sunday morning, Sept. 28, 2008, at his residence. He was born Aug. 15, 1916.
Mr. Tate was preceded in death by his parents, Martin Luther and Deliah Smith Tate; son, Glen D. Tate; a infant sister; sisters, Bonnie Seals, Vergie Land, Pearl Minton, and Iva Harmon; and brother, Quay Tate.
He is survived by his children, M.L. (Linda Pittman) Tate, Dunlap, Yvonne Tate (Dewayne) Morgan, Ringgold, Ga., Vince Burnard (Polly Brooks) Tate Jr., Chattanooga, and Alfredia Rhodes, Chattanooga; brothers, Aulden (Margie) Tate, Dexter (Juanita) Tate, both of Dunlap; granddaughters, Stephanie Russell (Robbie) Treadway, Chattanooga, Mary Russell (Danny Shiver), Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., Tiffany Tate (Daniel McCallister), Chattanooga, and Jeri Tate (Tim) Harris, Dunlap; great-grandchildren, Robert Lewis Treadway III, William Louie Treadway, Gracie Delilah Reed, all of Chattanooga, and Alexandria Harris, Dunlap; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. CST on Wednesday, in the Ewton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Cagle-Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
The family requests that donations be made to the Cagle Mountain Volunteer Fire Department, 8230 SR 8, Dunlap, TN 37327, for their outstanding services.
Online guestbook at www.ewtonfuneralhome.com.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday.
Arrangements are by Ewton Funeral Home, 6936 Highway 28, Dunlap, Tn. 37327, 423 949-2112.