Pastor John Anthony Tate, 65, of Centreville, Ill., born Nov. 27, 1948, in St. Louis, Mo., passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill.
Pastor John was retired from the U.S. Postal service as a letter carrier after 40 years of service. He was a pastor for over 35 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda, nee Hill, Tate; and his father, Sammie Tate.
Surviving are his mother, children, grandchildren, brothers, sister, nephews and nieces.
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Cahokia Family Worship Center, 1515 Jerome Lane, Cahokia, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the church with Pastor Rick Cantrell officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Fairview Heights, Ill.
BRAUN COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, Cahokia, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Mar. 2, 2014
Braun Colonial Funeral Home
3701 Falling Springs Rd Cahokia, IL 62206