In Loving

Ronald M. Tate

August 28, 1945 – January 24, 2024

Ronald Marion Tate, 78, of Gum Spring passed away peacefully on January 24, 2024.  He was born on August 28, 1945, preceded in death by his parents, Alton and Lillian Tate; brother, Alton Jr.; and his wife of 46 years, Harriett Tate. He is survived by his daughter, Christine Sprouse (Brent); grandchildren, Katelyn and Carson; brother, Donnie Lee (Debra); nephews, Donnie Ray and Billy; and numerous family and friends.

Ronnie graduated from Hermitage High School in 1963.  He enjoyed sports, playing softball, golf and following NASCAR races.  He loved spending time with family and friends, going to car shows, listening to Elvis, cutting the grass, and taking his dog Bailey for rides in the truck.  His family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Legacy Hospice for taking such great care of him for the past year.  They would also like to thank Ascend Hospice and Morningside in the West End for making sure he was comfortable and cared for as he transitioned peacefully.

Family and friends will celebrate his life on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at 11:00 am, at Ragland Baptist Church, 2838 Sandy Hook Rd. Goochland, VA 23063.