Mr. Larry Edmond Pate passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021, at McLeod Health Cheraw after an illness. He was 69 years old.
Larry was born in Bennettsville, SC on August 31, 1951, to the late Eddie Crowley and Edna Lousie Pate. He attended The First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Bennettsville. He was a production manager for INA Bearing. He never met a stranger. He was a loving, giving, faithful servant of God. He loved everybody and enjoyed talking about Christ to anyone who would listen. He loved his family and left no doubt about it.
He leaves behind to cherish his loving memory; sons, Larry E. Pate, Jr, (Darsha), Jeffery Scott Pate (Danielle); stepsons, Joshua Sell and Noah Sell; daughter, Tonya Pate Blackwell (Scott); stepdaughter, Kayla Sel1; brothers, Eddie Blake (Pat), William Pate, and Larry Cox (Alene); sister, Linda Atkins (Fred); grandchildren, Kristin Sweatt Liebenrood, Alyssah Blackwell McClary, Colby Austin Blackwell, Alyssa Pate, and Kaylie Pate; great grandchildren, Tesla Liebenrood, Lillian Liebenrood, and Keller McClary.
He was preceded in death by his parents listed above.
A funeral service will be held 2pm, Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Burroughs Funeral Home, with burial at Rogers Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 5-7 pm, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Burroughs Funeral Home.
Memorial are suggested to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, www.stjude.org.
Online condolences may be made @ www.bfhbennettsville.com.
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