Billy Tate

Billy Ray Tate

Friday, July 26th, 1963 - Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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Billy Ray Tate, 56, of Murphysboro, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at his residence in Murphysboro, Illinois.

Billy was born on July 26, 1963, in Anna, Illinois, to Harry Lee Tate and Opal Pearl (Perry) Tate.

Mr. Tate had worked as a laborer on farms.

Billy liked being around people and he was very kind and liked to help people.

He is survived by three sisters and two brothers Kathy Rickett of Wolf Lake, IL, Ronnie Tate of Murphysboro, Lily Hernandez of Herrin, Regina Wayman of Murphysboro, and Donald Tate of Cambria

and lots of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his girl friend Rose Jeralds,his parents, and one brother Lee Tate.

His body will be cremated and there will be private family services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc. or to the family. For more information, please visit
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