Charles W. Tate

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Charles W. Tate, 84, of Rector, Ark., passed away March 17, 2019, at Rector Nursing and Rehab in Rector.

He was born on January 27, 1935, in St. Francis, Ark., and was the son of Hershel Tate and Lorene (Stewart) Edwards.

He owned and operated Farmer's Flying Service, in Piggott, in the early 1980s.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Inez (Doran) Tate; sons, Steve Hodge and Donnie Hodge.

Survivors include his sons, Ernie Hodge of Gainesville, Fla., and Darrell Tate of Piggott,; daughter, Sabrina Tate of St. Louis, Mo.; and many other relatives and friends.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, was in charge of the cremation arrangements.