Robert Timothy “Tim” Tate, 58, of Gastonia passed away on July 26, 2018 at the Robin Johnson Hospice House in Dallas. He was born May 11, 1960 in Shelby to Ewell S. and Martha Duncan Ammons Tate. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased in death by 3 brothers and a sister.
Surviving Mr. Tate are 3 brothers, an aunt, numerous nieces, nephews cousins and beloved friends.
Tim grew up in Kings Mountain, where he attended public schools. A skilled machinist by trade, he had worked at area machine shops, including the Spencer-Pettus Machine Company for 26 years.
A memorial service will be held at the Robin Johnson Hospice House in Dallas at 2:00pm on Sunday July 29. His cousin, the Reverend Roy T. Byers, will officiate. A private interment will take place later in Henderson County.
The family is grateful for the excellent and loving care provided to Tim by the staffs at Caromont Regional Health Center, the Lincolnton Rehabilitation Center and the Robin Johnson Hospice House. Contributions in memory of Tim may be made to the Robin Johnson Hospice House, 5005 Shepherd’s Way Drive, Dallas, NC 28034
Jeffrey S. Painter Funeral Director Licensee of Mt Holly is serving the family. www.jeffreyspainterfdl.com