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 Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/clarksville
So sorry for your loss. I wish my son, Andy had gotten to know his birth paternal grandfather and family. Again we are so sorry. We would have attended the funeral but his health is not good and with Covid, we were afraid to. Our prayers to the family.
I'm so sorry for your lost. I rember Guy being one of the first people that I met moving to Arkansas.
My condolences to you Liz and your family. May God wrap his arms around you and comfort you and give you peace.
Thinking of you brother if need us just call.
If need anything Doug I am here for you.
I am sorry for your loss. He was really sweet man that will be missed. Hugs to each and everyone.
So sorry to hear of your loss. You family is in our prayers.
Sorry for your loss
I'm so sorry to all the family, he was a great person, always taking my grandma fresh produce... And checking in on her, a truly great friend 🙏🙏💙💙
Your family is in our prayers
So sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathies and prayers for the family.
Thoughts and Prayers for each family and friends of Mr. Tate. He will be dearly missed. Fly with the angels
Rest in the arms of god. You will be missed
Prayers for all of you ❤️
So sorry for your loss prayers and hugs for all of you
Hugs and thoughts for you all.