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Coy Allen Tate

May 9, 1933 ~ December 31, 2019 (age 86)

Obituary

Coy Tate, 86, our beloved father and grandfather passed away peacefully on December 31, 2019.

Coy was born on May 9, 1933 to Floyd and Edna Tate and grew up in Tuscola. He was preceded in death by his brother Bobby Rex Tate, his father, Floyd Tate, his mother Edna Tate and his son, Carl Tate. Coy is survived by his daughters, Neeca Leitao and Cindi Dawson (Robert).

Coy is also survived by his grandchildren, Jordan, Laine, Jack and Anna Kate.

Coy graduated from McMurray College and served in the US Marine Corp. Later, he worked in Abilene and owned Taylor County Ford Tractor.

Coy loved to restore old cars, collect antique toys and was a member of the local V8 car club.

Family and friends enjoyed Coy's sense of humor and warm welcoming nature. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Coy Allen Tate, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 4, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Funeral Home Chapel
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX 79606

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 4, 2020

2:00 PM
Funeral Home Chapel
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX 79606

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