services for Roy D. Tate, 50, of Damon, Texas, will be held
at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 15, 2004 in the Chapel
of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home in Rosenberg, Texas.
Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in
Roy was born June 28, 1954 in McComb,
Mississippi to Dr. Darrell Tate and Jeannine Hinton Tate. He
passed away September 13, 2004 in Houston, Texas. He earned
his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering at Louisiana
Tech University. Roy was a member of the Pecan Bend Church
in Damon and was a Praise and Worship Leader for many
churches. He wrote his own music and sang his own songs.
He is survived by his loving wife of 24
years, Teryn; son, Mark Thompson Tate and his wife, Kelly;
daughters, Ashley D'Ann Tate and fiancˇ, Carey Stuart Kesner,
Heather LeAnn Tate-Knapp and husband, Kevin Bensen Knapp;
grandsons, Dylan Tate, Derek Tate; parents, Dr. Darrell and
Jeannine Tate; brothers, Kim Hinton Tate and his wife,
Helene, Mark T. Tate and his wife, Jennifer, Ralph William
Tate and his wife, Cheryl. Also, other relatives and many
Visitation was held Tuesday, September
14, 2004 at Davis-Greenlawn Home in Rosenberg, Texas.
Pallbearers will be Mark Thompson Tate,
Mark T. Tate, Ralph W. Tate, Kim H. Tate, Kevin B. Knapp and
Carey S. Kesner.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made
in Roy's name to Gulf Coast Barrel Racing Association C/O
Cyndi Hogg, 3734 County Road 541, Alvin, Texas 77511.
Funeral arrangements are under the
direction of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home, 3900 B.F. Terry
Blvd., Rosenberg, Texas 77471, phone 281-341-8800.
"Revelation 7:17 For the Lamb at the
center of the throne will be their shepherd; he will lead
them to springs of living water. And God will wipe away
every tear from their eyes."