Leonard Franklin Tate known as ‘Buddy’ passed away Wednesday July 27, 2022 at NMMC-West Point at the age of 72. He was born August 5, 1949 in West Point to the late Leonard F. Tate and Dorothy Lynette Smith Tate.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM Monday August 1, 2022 at Free Praise and Worship Center with Rev. Wayne Mathis officiating. Visitation will be 5-8 PM Sunday at Robinson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be John Tate, Jerrod Finch, Dalton Tate, Chris McKee, Larry Boeke, Ronnie Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be the Cardiologist associates of Starkville, Sarah Cox and Staff, Cindy Clifton.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Tate of West Point, son; Johnathan Wayne Tate (Wendy) of Columbus; brother, Johnny Tate (Judy) of Pheba; sister, Sue Boeke (Ray) of West Point; 6 grandchildren, Brittany McKee (Chris), Kacie Finch (Jerrod), Cody Collins (Morgan), Victoria Suber, Dalton Tate, Kylie Tate; 6 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Brenda Collins.
Memorials can be made to Free Praise and Worship Center PO Box 1392 West Point, MS 39773.