Kenneth (Kenny) Tate was born October 29, 1959 in Huntland, TN to the late Ben and Tiny J. Sisk Tate. He departed this life on Friday, April 20, 2012 at Golden Living Skill Care Facility in Winchester.
He just recently turned his life over to Christ. He fought a good fight, but the Battle is over and the victory has been won.
He attended Huntland School. He was a concrete finisher by trade and he truly loved his work. He was still taking about pouring concrete up until his health failed him.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, Kendra Greer; brother, Paul, B.W. and Billy Joe Tate; sisters, Ruby Lee Vanzant, Earline Hill and Odessa Wooten.
He leaves to cherish his memory a loving and devoted daughter, April (Quan) Nard; granddaughters, Dashica and Alesis; grandson, DeAndre; devoted and faithful sister, Willie May Farris of Cowan, Addie Bell (Horace)Scott of Cowan; brothers, Richard Tate of Winchester, and Marshall Ray Tate of Nashville; host of nieces and nephews. Also to cherish his memory is his long time companion Leila Ann Palmer; adoptive grandkids Leah, Safari June Bug, Tina, and Tashirra Shortie and their mom, Tammie. Other family and friends David Tate, Howard Morrow, and Leon Hartsfield who were there for him to lead a helping hand or for whatever he needed them to do without asking.
A special thanks to Elder Sandy Ray Kinslow who baptized him and always came whenever we needed him for prayer.
Funeral service for Kenny Tate will be Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 1pm from the chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in Payne’s Chapel Cemetery in Huntland.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 12 until time of service.
Watson-North Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.