Gary “Louie” Gene Tate, 75, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Vandalia, IL.
Services will be held at 1:30 PM, Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, with Rev. Joe Lawson, officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Centralia, IL. Visitation will be held from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Saturday, April 22, 2017 *before service, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL. Memorials: Crawford-Hale Post #95, American Legion. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
He was born January 27, 1942, in Marion County, IL, the son of Louie Edwin & Anna Gladys (Sloan) Tate. He was a retired employee for Woolsey Brothers Farm Supply, Vandalia, IL; a US Army Veteran, during Vietnam and member of Crawford-Hale Post # 95 American Legion, Vandalia, IL.
He is survived by: Sister – Sharon Cresta & Daniel, Clarendon Hills, IL; Nephew – Greg Cresta & Teri, New Castle, WA; Niece – Sheryl Cresta & Joseph DeSantis, Elgin, IL; Great Nephew & Nieces – Rachel, Keli & Blake
Preceded in death by: Parents; 3 half-brothers; and 1 half-sister.