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1348 S. Pike Street
Shinnston, WV 26431
Phone: 304-592-5925
Fax: 304-592-2213
Norman Tate

Norman Tate

Tuesday, November 23rd, 1954 - Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Norman Tate, 64, of Gypsy passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at United Hospital Center. He was born November 23, 1954 a son of the late Charles and Grace Owens Tate.
He is survived by his loving wife, Joan Rene Drain Tate. Also surviving are his four sons, Steven Tate of Gypsy; Norman Tate and his companion Dakota Yeager of Shinnston; Gervice Tate and his companion Cassandra Knotts of Grafton; and Robert Tate of Gypsy; his grandchildren, Destiny, Tori, Jackson, Heath and Walyn; and his great-grandchildren, Greyson and Carson; also surviving are his three brothers, Ronald Tate and his wife Alesia of Gypsy; Jim Tate and his wife Yvonne of Meadowbrook; and Dave Tate, Gypsy; and his sister, Suzie Tate of Gypsy; as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Norman was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Owens and his wife Pansey; his infant brother, Charles; and his sister-in-law, Donna Tate.
Norman was full of life and was always happy and smiling. He was a very proud father and loved his family. He was previously employed at Maximum Medical in Bridgeport and currently at the Clarksburg Walmart. Norman enjoyed hunting and fishing. In his younger years, he loved raising and riding horses on the farm.
The family will receive friends at Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St. Shinnston, on Monday from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm. Brother Tom Brown will officiate the service. Interment will follow at the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences can be extended to the family at
The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Tate family.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, September 16th, 2019 | 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Monday, September 16th, 2019 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Perine Funeral Home
    1348 S. Pike St.
    SHINNSTON, WV 26431
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, September 16th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Monday, September 16th, 2019 2:00pm
    Perine Funeral Home
    1348 S. Pike St.
    SHINNSTON, WV 26431
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Monday, September 16th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Monday, September 16th, 2019 3:00pm
    Shinnston Memorial Cemetery
    1359 S. Pike St.
    Shinnston, WV 26431
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Ashley Fought

Posted at 10:00am
Will never forget working with him. He always smiled more than most. Liked to pick on me at any given opportunity which normally gave me a much needed laugh. Even after I left that store and he would see me, he would always make sure to say hi and ask me how I was doing. Good person. Good coworker. We'll see you again soon.

Amanda Duckworth

Posted at 10:02pm
Norman was a kind, gentle man. His smile will be missed. His kind words of encouragement were always heart felt.

Tomma Wright

Posted at 06:54pm
He was a very nice an sweet man my husband and I was lucky to have known him you will be missed

Tanya “T” Riley

Posted at 06:26pm
No words can give a description of Norman’s love of life and the compassion he showed to others. His greatest joy is his family. He showed me pictures of his children and grandchildren beaming with pride in doing so. A commitment to his wife was obvious as they worked and shared lunch together when they could. I’m so so so saddened to have lost such a special co-worker and a beautiful friend. May you Rest In Peace, Norman until we all meet again someday. “T” Walmart Associate.

Erma Lennon

Posted at 04:45pm
Always had a smile! A kind word!!! Loved his family and co workers!!! I’m gonna miss seeing him by my locker 😢. He made us all feel special, when it was he who was the special one. Soar high guy until we see you again.

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