Rev. Danny S. Tate

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Rev. Danny Sheroy Tate answered the Masters call on October 18, 2023. Son of the late Wade Tate and the late Valentine Harris Tate, he was born October 25, 1959 in Gaffney, SC.

Danny received his calling to the ministry at Sigsbee Church of Christ in 1987. He later served as an Associate Pastor of Catawba View Missionary Baptist Church in Old Fort, NC for 10 years prior to his illness.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Rev. Carl Williams and Wade “Bud” Tate, brother-in-law, Wardell Rainey and nephew Wade “Snook” Lamont Tate.

In addition to his wife of 19 years, Gwendolyn Tate, he is survived by daughters, Ginger Tate of Fort Mill, SC, and Rosheeda Littlejohn of Gaffney; sons, Daniel Tate, Quincy Tate, and Steven Bowen, all of Gaffney; Marcus Tate, of Spartanburg, and Daryl Crawford (Shavon) of Greensboro NC; a sister, Annie Rainey of Gaffney; brothers, Hilliard Tate (Jean) of Columbia, and Christopher Gregory of Gaffney;21 grandchildren; special family friend, Carla “Jean” Byrd; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Public viewing will be held Monday, October 23, 2023 from 1-6 p.m.  

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, October 24, 2023, 12:00 p.m. in the chapel of The Gilmore Mortuary with Rev. Ronald Sullivan, officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt Sinai Missionary Baptist Church cemetery.