James Richard Pate
James Richard Pate
  • December 7, 1925 - January 16, 2017
  • Douglasville, Georgia

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Mr. James Richard Pate, age 91, of Douglasville, GA, passed away January 16, 2017. He was born December 7, 1925 in Atlanta, GA to the late Albert and Eva Bell Swords Pate. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie May Daniel Pate; sisters, Betty Long, Orien Nash, and Lois Owens; and brother, Carl Pate.

Mr. Pate served in the United States Navy. He worked as a Foreman for the Amar Lite Company. He was a member of the Grant Park Masonic Lodge # 604. He loved woodworking and working in the yard.

He is survived by his sister, Hazel Patrick; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM from Fairview Memorial Gardens with Don Patrick officiating.

Those who wish to express condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www.whitleygarner.com

Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246