June 11, 1941 - November 26, 2020
Willie Lee Tate was born on June 11 1941 to Willie Tate and Ruth Mae Borders (who both preceded him in death). Willie graduated from Booker T Washington High School in Sapulpa Oklahoma. After graduation Willie joined the US Air Force where he served four years. After serving his country he moved to Santa Maria California. After that, he moved to Fort Worth Texas. After arriving in Texas he went to work for General Dynamics from there he went to work for Greyhound Bus Lines. While employed with Greyhound he was a driver and driving instructor. Willie was also a dedicated Union Steward most of his tenure at Greyhound, Willie retired with 30 years of service. Willie and Ella were married June 24, 1989. They welcome two children into their lives, D’Marcus Travon and D’Uanna Brea. They added great joy into their lives. Willie is also the proud father of four other children. Willie also known as “Sonny” touched lives of numerous people he never met a stranger. He was loving, funny, and outgoing, always the life of the party. Willie always went out of his way to help anyone. You could count on him to work on your car or fix something around your house. Willie Tate was well loved. Willie Tate leave behind a loving wife Ella Crater Tate of 30years and six children, Willie Tate Jr, Norman E Tate, D’Marcus T Tate, D’Uanna B Tate, Valeria Branch (Richmond) Monique Franklin (Jonathan). Willie has two brothers and three sisters, T.J. Patterson, Pinkie Lee Brown (Bobbie), Lille R Dokes, Mazolla Johnson, and Charlesetta Bradford (Preceded him in death); twelve Grandchildren, nineteen Great grand children. He also leaves behind a host of relatives and friends who loved and cherished him dearly.
Willie Lee Tate was born on June 11 1941 to Willie Tate and Ruth Mae Borders (who both preceded him in death). Willie graduated from Booker T Washington High School in Sapulpa Oklahoma. After graduation Willie joined the US Air Force where... View Obituary & Service Information
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