Homer, Georgia- Alex Cecil Tate 84 passed away on July 3, 2020 at North East Georgia Medical Gainesville, Georgia.
Cecil was born July 13, 1935 the son of the late Alex Tate and Grace Voyles Tate Bennett.
Cecil was employed in the drywall business for most of his life and worked many years for Hester Drywall in Stockbridge, Ga. Cecil was an avid rabbit hunter and enjoyed participating in the hunting club trials with his beagles.
He was preceded in death by his wife Joan M. Tate and grandparents Trumen and Tempe Voyles where he spent most of his childhood with them in Forsyth County.
Survivors include a son Keith Tate, wife Charlene of Jefferson, grandson Josh Tate of Homer, Maria Tate Escobar husband Johon daughters Nevaeh, Abbey and Madalynn of Kentucky. One daughter Glenda Hutchison and husband Floyd, grandson Trae Davis wife Stefoni and son Logan all of Lawrenceville. Stepdaughter Sandi Maxwell and husband Kent and daughter Megan of Gainesville. One sister Louise Trammell and daughter Stacy of Fayettville. Half sister Joan Bennett Coker and Sons Michael and Jeffery Coker of Hampton. Nephew Lamar Westbrooks and wife Linda of Cumming. A multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Graveside services will be held July 5, 2020 at the Nails Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Duane Eller officiating.
Ivie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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