Charlotte – Dr. Tate Boys Sterrett Allen died suddenly on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Tate was born December 22, 1951 in Charlotte, NC, to Hazel Sterrett Allen and William A. Allen.
Tate graduated from NC State University, received a Masters Degree from NCSU, and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 1981. Tate founded and operated Park Cedar Animal Hospital in Pineville, NC for 30 years.
Tate loved his family, was devoted to his friends and colleagues, and spent his life helping God's creatures.
Tate is survived by his son, Tate B.S. Allen, Jr.; his daughter, Elizabeth Allen Smith; sisters, Laura Allen and Mary Allen; and brother, Jud Allen.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 2nd, in the chapel of Harry and Bryant Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials may be sent to the Humane Society of Charlotte, 2700 Toomey Ave., Charlotte, NC 28203.