Mr. Ralph Thomas Pate, 66 of Bonifay, died on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay. Mr. Pate was a veteran of the U. S. Marines. Born Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1947 in Holmes County, he was the son of the late Jerry Pate and the late Mary Leavins Pate.
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Mr. Pate was preceded in death by sisters, Becky Sims and Janie Stargill.
Surviving are brothers, Jerry Pate, and wife Barbara of Bonifay, Charles Pate and wife Caroline of Bonifay, and William Pate and wife Annie Mae of Bonifay and sister, Hazel Gilley an d husband Ronnie of Bonifay.
A funeral service was held at 3 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 in the Sims Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerrod Jenkins officiating. Memorialization was by cremation with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 2 to 3 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Sims Funeral Home Chapel.
Sims Funeral Home
201 West Pennsylvania Avenue
Bonifay, FL 32425
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Dec. 4, 2013