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526 Pleasant Street
PARIS, KY 40361
Phone: (859) 987-1555
Fax: (859) 987-1966
Thomas Tate

Thomas Blair Tate

Tuesday September 19, 1950 - Thursday January 17, 2019
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Thomas Blair Tate, the beloved husband of Wilma Webber Tate, died at the age of 68 on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at his home after an extended illness.

Thomas was born on September 19, 1950 in Paris, the son of the late Paul Tate and Helen Washburn Canada who survives. He was a 1968 graduate of Paris High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University and was a veteran having served his country in the Air Force. When not working as a cable splicer for Bellsouth, you would find him enjoying his hobby of hunting or gunsmithing. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited, Kentucky Corps of Long Riflemen, Magoffin County Muzzleloaders, National Muzzleloaders Association, Central Kentucky Knife Club and a member of Paris Lodge #2 F&M. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Besides his mother and wife, he is also survived by two daughters, Tara Lee Tate and Amanda Blair Tate Price as well as 2 grandchildren, Emmalee Grace Price, Jackson Tate “J.T.” Price, two sisters, Paulette Tate (James) Caywood, Toni Tate Sweeney, a brother, James Byron Tate, stepmother, Nina Waizenhofer, his special companion, Quigley and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents and stepfather, Frank Canada.

The funeral service for Thomas Tate will be on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Bell officiating. Interment will follow in Paris Cemetery with casket bearers being Wayne Estes, Bobby Leer, George Robinson, Rich Risinger, John Roberts, A.B. Conley, Joey Price and honorary bearers being Gus Petro, Sidney Burris Tate and Kentucky Corp. of Long Riflemen.
Visitation will be on Sunday, January 20, 2019 between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Bluegrass Hospice Care or U.K. Markey Cancer Center.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday January 20, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Sunday January 20, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Hinton-Turner Funeral Home
    526 Pleasant Street
    PARIS, KY 40361
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  • Service

    Monday January 21, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday January 21, 2019 11:00am
    Hinton-Turner Funeral Home
    526 Pleasant Street
    PARIS, KY 40361
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    Rev. Jeff Bell
  • Interment

    Paris Cemetery
    1603 South Main Street
    PARIS, KY 40361
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Posted at 05:59pm
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Posted at 01:31pm
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Posted at 09:46am
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Terry Turner

Posted at 05:52pm
Wilma I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Tombo. He was a good friend and will be missed greatly. He was one of those people who only comes around once in a life time. He was just that special person. Again I am so sorry.

Terry Turner
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Stephanie Santucci

Posted at 11:56am

We send our deepest sympathy to you and your loved ones during this time of sadness. May the Good Lord bring you comfort knowing the suffering has ended and he's living with eternal peace in Heaven. During times of sorrow, celebrate the many moments you've shared together.

All our love,
Your UNICOR family
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