Richard Earl Tate

June 12, 1948 - December 29, 2011 

Richard Earl Tate

June 12, 1948 - December 29, 2011 

Obituary for Richard Earl Tate

Richard Earl Tate was born in Waco, Texas on June 12, 1948 to Edward and Kathleen Jenkins Tate. Richard passed away in Kaufman, Texas on December 29, 2011. Richard was raised in Irving, Texas and attended Irving Schools. He moved to Mesquite, Texas where he lived for twenty-five years before moving to Kaufman County, Texas in 1996. Richard married Terri Janell Buchanan in Kaufman, Texas on August 14, 1998. Richard was preceded in death by his father Edward Tate in June of 2005. Richard is survived by his wife: Terri of Kaufman, sons: Stephen Tate of Rowlett, Allan Tate of Mansfield and Michael Dabney of Mooresville, North Carolina, daughter: Samantha Dabney of Heartland, grandchildren: Tanner Tate, Taylor Tate, Teren Tate, Corbin Tate, Trendon Tate, Kylie Tate and Tatum Phillips, mother: Kathleen Tate of Irving, brothers: Ronnie Tate of Irving and Russell Tate of Grand Prairie, sister: Claudia Tate of Irving and many other relatives and friends.

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