James "Jimmy" Pate
03.26.1945 ~ 11.19.2020
James “Jimmy” Pate died peacefully November 19, 2020, at Duke University Hospital due to heart failure.
Jimmy demonstrated the gift of love and caring for his family, friends, and neighbors with acts of kindness and charity.
Jimmy was proceeded in death by his Mother Ethel P. Moore, Father John Moore, Grandmother Ada Pate Butler, Twin Brother Johnny Pate, Sister Doreen Morrison, Grandchild Larry Johnson.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years Sallie T. Pate; his son James David Pate; his daughters Melinda P. Rogers, Teresa Pate (Tom), Kim P. Brown (Scott), and Jessica P. Huffman (Marco); his sisters Carol Rutigliano (Sam), Deborah Oldham, Mariellen Moore-Grimm. A host of grandchildren and great grandchildren, along with many beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
The family was graciously and professionally served by R.M. Ferguson Funeral Services of Raleigh, NC and the family is eternally grateful for their professionalism.
In lieu of flowers, you may make contributions to the Evangelical Methodist Church or charity of your choice.
Services for Mr. James “Jimmy” Pate will be held on December 13, 2020 at the Evangelical Methodist Church.
Evangelical Methodist Church.
379 W. Palmer St.
Raeford, NC 28376
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