Herbert F. Tate, 75, of Hendersonville, went to sleep in Jesus, Sunday, January 18, 2009 from Park Ridge Hospital.
A resident of Henderson County since 1995, he previously had lived and worked in Tappahannock, VA for 23 years. He worked as an assistant adminstrator at several hospitals throughout his career. A member of Fletcher Seventh-day Adventist Church, he was a member of the Kiwanis Club in Virginia and was a volunteer with Red Cross.
He was prceded in death by his son, Clifton Tate.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Margaret Tate; his daughter Cynthia Allen and husband Donald of Hendersonville; his brother Walter Tate of Avon Park, FL; grandson Clifton Brandon Tate and granddaughter Mary Victoria Allen; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, January 24, 2009 at Fletcher Seventh-day Adventist Church with the Pastors Gary Tolbert and Brent Sedgwick officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Forest Lawn Mortuary is assisting the family with the arrangements. An online register book is available at www.forestlawnhendersonville.com.
My family and I will be praying for you all.
Etha and family
Margaret,There are no words to make your loss any easier but please know we care and if there is anything at any time you need please call!You are in our thoughts and prayers!
Margaret and family,
We were saddened to hear that our friend Herb passed away so suddenly.
We are so thankful for Jesus and for heaven where we can all spend eternity. What a blessing to look forward to.
We are sorry we will be out of town this Sabbath and will not be able to attend the service. If there is anything we can do for you please give us a call. 693-4616.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Gene & Cathy