Jerry J. Pate

November 29, 2020

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Jerry J. Pate Sr., 76, of Danville, ILL passed away November 29, 2020. He was born in Danville, ILL on September 21, 1944 to Donald and Lucille (Goad) Pate.

Jerry married his wife, Carol Marie (Pastorius) Pate in Whitewater, WI on August 17, 1963. He worked for GM for 25 years. Jerry enjoyed listening to Hank Williams, having backyard BBQ’s and playing guitar with his friends.

He was preceded in death by 2 sisters.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Carol Pate; children, Jerry Joe (Betty) Pate Jr. of Oakwood, ILL, Dennis Eugene Pate of Danville, ILL, Jeffery Alan Pate of Danville, ILL, Daniel Paul Pate of Danville, ILL and Rickie Jo Owen of Danville, ILL; brothers, Dwain and Donald Pate; sister, Brenda Robinson; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

No services will be held. Arrangements entrusted to: Rortvedt Funeral Services.

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