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Kirk Pate

September 22, 1963 — September 10, 2017

Kirk Pate

Kirk Pate, 53, of Lake Butler, beloved husband and father, departed his earthly home on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Mr. Pate was born on September 22, 1963 in Houston, TX. He married the love of his life on May 1, 1993. They were blessed with 24 years of marriage and three children. Mr. Pate was a member of Harmony Free Will Baptist church where he served as a Trustee. Kirk was employed by, and retired from Florida Department of Corrections after 28 years of service. He was a member of the Lake Butler Masonic Lodge #52, Free and Accepted Mason, for 6 years. As a mason, he served as Junior Deacon and Junior Warden.
Kirk was an avid fisherman and hunter. He found such peace being in a tree stand, in a boat, or sleeping in a hammock. He loved to travel and spend time with his beautiful family. Kirk was a die-hard Gator fan and spent many days watching Gator sports.
He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Prudence Clyatt Pate of Lake Butler, three children, Lorrie Ann Sweetapple (Eric) of Ft. White, FL, Danielle Nichole Mouser (Matthew) of Lynchburg, VA., and Taylor Melayne Pate, of Lake Butler, FL, his father, Wesley Pate, of Houston, TX, four sisters and two brothers.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Stella Loyd, step father, Murray Loyd, and brother, Eugene Pate.


Cemetery Details

Elzey Chapel Cemetery
13372 SW 52nd Street
Lake Butler, FL, 32054

Visitation

SEP 16. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

First Christian Church

155 NW 1st Street

Lake Butler, FL, US, 32054

Service

SEP 17. 2:00 PM

First Christian Church

155 NW 1st Street

Lake Butler, FL, US, 32054

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