Thomas Pate Obituary

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Thomas Earl Pate

July 19, 1929 - July 12, 2011
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Thomas E. Pate, 81, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother went to be with the Lord on July 12, 2011. Thomas is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patsy Roch Pate; daughter Lynette Pate Free and her husband Terence Free; son William Thomas Pate; grandsons Jason Wayne Rinn and his wife Apryl Rinn and Thomas James Rinn; granddaughter Bobbie Collins; great granddaughters Madeleine Rinn and Kaelyn Collins; and brother Milton Pate and his wife Mildred along with numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Thomas was active at Langwood Baptist Church as a deacon and Sunday School teacher and retired from Southwestern...
Thomas E. Pate, 81, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother went to be with the Lord on July 12, 2011. Thomas is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patsy Roch Pate; daughter Lynette Pate Free and her husband Terence Free; son William Thomas Pate; grandsons Jason Wayne Rinn and his wife Apryl Rinn and Thomas James Rinn; granddaughter Bobbie Collins; great granddaughters Madeleine Rinn and Kaelyn Collins; and brother Milton Pate and his wife Mildred along with numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Thomas was active at Langwood Baptist Church as a deacon and Sunday School teacher and retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.

The family gathered with friends at a visitation on Friday, July 15th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Waltrip Funeral Directors. Graveside services were held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, July 16th in Woodlawn Garden of Memories and was followed by a memorial celebration at 1:30 PM at Langwood Baptist Church, 4134 Southerland Road, Houston, Texas 77092.

In lieu of flowers and customary remembrances, contributions in Thomas's honor may be directed to the Juan Seguin High School Choir, Attn: Thomas Rinn, 7001 Silo Road, Arlington, TX 76002.

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