Max Corman TateFarmington, AR, 1921 - 2018 0comment
Max Corman Tate, 96, a resident of Farmington, Arkansas, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Arkansas. He was born July 8, 1921 in Savoy, Arkansas, the son of Russell Edgar and Eula Frances (Smith) Tate.
He graduated high school from Farmington, Arkansas. On October 1, 1942 he was drafted into the United States Army, serving in the 401st AAA Gunnery Battalion during World War II. After the army he came home to Farmington where he was a long time member and Elder of the Walnut Grove Presbyterian Church. He was a farmer, but also drove a grocery truck and in 1957 he went to work for the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville and retired from there in 1981.
He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-nine years Elizabeth Arlene Nelson Tate, his parents and one brother Homer Tate.
He is survived by two daughters Charolette Mefford and husband Nathan of Springdale and Carmen Garrett and husband Chuck of Bentonville; two grandchildren Sheri Brady and husband Jeff and Kelly Hughes and husband Mike all of Springdale; two great-grandchildren Dylan Hughes and Kaitlyn Brady of Springdale. He is also survived by one brother L.D. Tate and wife Dorthea and one sister Lucile Cann.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Luginbuel Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, May 16th, 2018, at Luginbuel Chapel in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. Burial will be in the Cemetery Hill Cemetery in Farmington, Arkansas.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Gary Tate, Aubrey Kinion, David Tate, John Munyon and Rick Clayton.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Springdale, 100 South Gutensohn Road, Springdale, Arkansas 72762 or the Circle of Life Hospice 901 Jones Rd. Springdale 72762.
Online guest book, www.luginbuel.com.
Published May 13, 2018
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Luginbuel Funeral Home
115 N Neal, Prairie Grove, AR