Calvin Tate, age 70 of Chipley, Florida, passed from this life on November 25, 2016 at his home surrounded by loving family.
Calvin was born on December 14, 1945 in Coffee County, Alabama to Charlie Tate and Barbara Mae Avery. He served in the United States Army Reserve and worked as an Auto Mechanic. He attended Calvary Baptist Church in Bonifay, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Charlie and Barbara Tate; two brothers: Eddie “Bo” Tate, Bobbie Gene Tate; two sisters: Carolyn Holder, Exnear Jenkins.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Wanda Tate of Chipley, FL; son: Michael Q. Tate and wife Sharon of Southport, FL; two brothers: Charlie D. Tate and wife Bernice of Panama City, FL, David Tate Westville, FL; three sisters: Annie Murphy and husband Donnie of Bonifay, FL, Eva Agnus Edwards of Georgia, Christine Bryant of Enterprise, AL; two grandchildren: Jay Michael Tate and wife Morgan of Southport, Jessica Lynn Tate of Southport, FL.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Calvary Baptist Church in Bonifay, Florida with Rev. Ike Steverson officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Panama City, Florida. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.