Rev. Marvin Alexander Tate

Rev TateThe Rev. Marvin Alexander Tate, 68, of 125 Henry Drive, was called to eternal rest on Saturday, Jan. 25 , 2014, in Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home.

He was born in Hickory Grove and was a son of the late George and Lois Reid Tate. Marvin was a graduate of Jefferson High School in York and Cleveland Technical College in Shelby, N.C. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and an Associate Pastor of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by five siblings, Georgianna Logan, Betty Knight, Bonnie Fludd, George β€œRay” Jr and Grady Tate.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Jo Jamison Tate of the home; sons, Maurice (Tarsha) Tate and Lee (Angie) Green, all of York; a daughter, Alicia Tate of Blacksburg; two brothers, J. Walter (Gloria) Tate of Gaffney and Luther Tate of Blacksburg; a sister, Ida McCaw of Sharon; six grandchildren; one greatgrandchild; and motherand father-in-law, Dorothy and Jesse Jamison of Sharon.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 30, at 3 p.m. at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church with the Rev. Darrell W. Smith officiating. Military rites and interment will follow in the church cemetery. He will be instate in the church Thursday at 2 p.m.

Arrangements by The Gilmore Mortuary.