James C. Cate III, 77, of Rockwood, passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at his farm.
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He was born Dec. 27, 1936, to the late James and Zora Cate of the Pond Grove community in Rockwood. He was a member of Pond Grove Baptist Church but had lately attended Piney Grove Baptist Church in Midtown. He worked for years at Roane Electric Furnace and was known for his love for farming.
Survivors include sister and brother-in-law, Melda and Clay Edward Brown, Rockwood; nephews and families, Randall Brown and wife Stacey and their children Aaron and Olivia, Jacksboro, and Keith Brown and wife Rachel and children Kesney and Brandon, Kingston; several extended family members; and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 14, in Piney Grove Baptist Church in Midtown, with memorial service to follow the visitation at 3 p.m. in the church sanctuary, with the Rev. Kevin Sellars officiating. Private burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood. Fraker Funeral Home, Kingston, is in charge of arrangements. An online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net.
Fraker Funeral Home
1445 Kingston Highway
Kingston, TN 37763
Published in Roane County News from July 11 to July 12, 2013