Stephen Rand Pate, age 74, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, passed away January 20, 2023, at home.

Visitation will be 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Magnolia Chapel North. His Memorial Service will follow at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, January 26, 2023, with Bro. Paul Chesier officiating.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Carol Pate; wife, Linda Pate; and sister, Karla Pate.

Survivors include his sons, Frank Pate (Kelly), Jay Pate (Manda), and Stephen Pate (Sara); brother, Jay Pate (Pat); grandchildren, Kathleen Davis, Caroline Davis, Presley Davis, Dylan Pate, Greyson Pate, Pearson Pate, Makenzi Shiflett, Aliyah Crews, and Natalie Green; and great-grandchildren, Ava Leigh Pate, James Pate, Wrenley Pate, and Watkins Pate.

Randy Pate lived a legendary life. If you met him, you never forgot him. He was a positive influence on countless people, from friends of his boys to his personal friends and coworkers.

Honorary pallbearers are too many to list individually, but they include his personal friends and friends of his sons and grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the NRA!

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