HOOKERTON - Floyd Williams "Billy" Pate Jr., 79, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, at Garner Funeral Home and other times at his home. Graveside services will follow at 3 p.m. at Westview Cemetery with Pastor Chris Truitt and Pastor Phillip Walters officiating. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Dorothy Mercer "Dot" Pate of the home; daughter, Jennifer Joy Pate Letchworth of Hookerton; sister, Ernestine P. Masters of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Published in Free Press from Oct. 16 to Oct. 19, 2013