Edward Dean Tate, Sr.
Edward Dean Tate, Sr. 73, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Ed was a native of Newport News and a resident of Seaford since 1976. He was an Air Force Veteran and retired from Department of Justice in 2006. He was a member of the IBRBS (International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas).
Ed was preceded in death by his parents Dorothy and Monroe W. Tate, Sr. and a granddaughter, Caris Annabelle Tate. He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Cheryl L. Tate and his children, Karen Tate of Alexandria, Edward D. Tate, Jr. (Kris) of Michigan, Aaron Tate (Lindsey) of Seaford and Sean Tate of Newport News; a sister, Judy Tate of Hampton and brother, Monroe W. Tate, Jr. (Heather) of Albuquerque, New Mexico; 5 grandchildren Nigel, Meredith, Carlie, Sebastion, Tobias, Jakub, Macey, and Jordan.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, November 10, 2017 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Ruth Pabon. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 1-800-DIABETES(800-342-2383)