Funeral services for Mr. William Felton “Dub” Pate, Sr, 71, of Ashburn, GA will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Perry Funeral Chapel. Mr. Pate passed away Saturday at his residence following an extended illness. Interment will be in the Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery in Turner Co.
The son of the late Albert Felton and Lula Reece Whiddon Pate, he was born in Ashburn, GA. He was a member of The Harmony Baptist Church. Mr. Pate was a real estate broker, appraiser and owner of Pate Properties and Appraisers in Ashburn. He had lived in Turner CO most of his life.
Survivors include his wife, Sandy Pless Pate, to whom he married on December 15, 1963 of Ashburn. His daughter, Tina Pate of Ashburn and son and daughter in law, Monty and Kim Pate, his grandchildren, Ally Pate and Lexi Pate all of Tifton. His brothers and sister, L. A. “Sonny” (LaVerne) Pate of Irwinville; Glenn (Phyllis) Pate of Ashburn and Lurece P. (Billy) Kelley of Jacksonville, FL. He is also survived by his faithful and loving dog, Winston.
The family will receive friends immediately following the services at Perry Funeral Chapel.
At the request of the Pate family, in lieu of flowers, please make donations to The American Cancer Society, 323 Pine AVE, Suite 100, Albany, GA 31701.