James Tate

James Tate, 80, of Cameron, died Saturday, July 8, 2017, in a Temple hospital.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with Bro. Wayne Kirk officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Tate, a retired machinist and cattleman, was born June 29, 1937, in Crawford, to Edgar and Ruby (Brunson) Tate. He married Carolyn Wall. He was a member of the Marlow Baptist Church. 

He was survived by: wife, Carolyn Tate of Cameron; son, Jimmy Tate and wife Lisa of Murphy; brother, Randy Booth and wife Marsha of Waco; sisters, Rosa Lee Wetzel and husband Wilbur of McGregor, and Darlene Jackson and husband Carl of Waco; two grandchildren, Matthew and Brysen; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.