Guy Louis Tate, Sr.

of Lamar, AR

December 8, 1935 - September 12, 2021

Guy Louis Tate, Sr., was born December 8, 1935 in Walnut, Arkansas, to the late Joseph and Myrtle (Ricketts) Tate. He passed away on September 12, 2021, at Arkansas Hospice House, Russellville, Arkansas, at the age of 85. Guy enjoyed being outdoors, beekeeping, woodworking, gardening, hunting and fishing. He loved spending time with his family.
Guy is proceeded in death by his parents, Joseph and Myrtle (Ricketts) Tate, his wife Marilyn Sue (Crice) Tate, one daughter, Evonne McClaine.

He leaves behind three daughters, Sherry Tate of Lamar, Arkansas, Jessica and husband Justin Edwards of Clarksville, Arkansas, Elizabeth Kemp of Knoxville, Arkansas; three sons, Guy Tate, Jr and wife Norma of Ozone, Arkansas, James and wife, Karen Tate of Lamar, Arkansas, Douglas Tate and girlfriend, Ginger Hager of Lamar, Arkansas, son-in-law George McClaine of Lamar, Arkansas; fifteen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; one sister Betty Tate, and a host of other family and friends.

An open visitation will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 and Friday, September 17, 2021 from 8:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M. at Roller-Cox Funeral Home Chapel.

Mr. Tate's funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 18, 2021 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 240 Country Club Dr. Clarksville, Arkansas 72830 with Bro. Garry Trotter officiating. Burial will be in the Holman Cemetery, Lamar, Arkansas with Travis Kemp, Heath Kemp, Justin Edwards, Brian Fetters, Dalton Fetters, Nathan McClaine and Derrick Tate serving as pallbearers.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home (479) 754-2201
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Service Information
Funeral Service
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
240 Country Club Dr.
Clarksville,  AR 72830
9/18/2021 at 11:00 A.M.

Holman Cemetery
Hwy 359
Lamar, AR 72846

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Cox Funeral Home
Rogers & Poplar Streets
Clarksville, AR  72830