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Thomas Leo Pate

September 7, 1963 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 58)


Thomas Leo Pate, age 58, of Romulus/Buhl, Alabama, Passed away May 27, 2022 of esophageal cancer. A  Celebration of life will be July 9, 2022, at Romulus Small Motors, from 1-3pm.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Truman & Myra Jean Pate; and brother, Lamar Pate.

Survivors include his wife Cynthia “Cindy” Pate; sons, TR Pate (Stacey) and JR Pate (Mel); daughter, Cheyenne “Chevy” Pate (Chandlar Hatchett); brother, Henry Leven Pate (Paula); grandchildren, Jase Pate, Clayton & Cole Phillips, Kayla Brown, Anna, Abby, Paige Pate, Maddie, Presley, & Bryleigh  Speck.

Leo was a small engine mechanic for many years. He was a generous man to his family, friends, neighbors, community, and even strangers. Leo was always willing to help others any time, any place, and for any reason.He was known as Pop by his grandchildren. He was an avid hunter.  In hope to help others, Leo donated his body to the Anatomical Donor Group.
Leo leaves behind a legacy of love for the Lord and serving others.

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2Timothy 4:7”

Special thanks to UAB SICU, Dr. Lindeman, UAB anatomical donor program, Chief Byron Waid & Dana, Cpl. Reginal King, Connie Pate, Dana & Scott Hager,  Whitey & Blakney, Clark & Traci Bailey, Teresa Cleary, Donald Meggs, Janice Davis, Curtis Shirley, Romulus volunteer fire department, Tuscaloosa Co. Transportation Department, McAbee Construction, Henry’s Auto Care, ATH Alabama Turkey Hunters, Turkey Calls To Action, friends and family of the Romulus community, and customers of Romulus Small Motors “RSM” for their love and support.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of West Alabama.

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Celebration of Life
July 9, 2022

1:00 PM
Romulus Small Motors
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