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October 7, 1960 ~ November 9, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old
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William Brent Tate, 63, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday November 9, 2023, at TriStar NorthCrest Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday November 15th at 2:00 p.m. at the 5th Avenue Uniting Church, 200 5th Ave W. in Springfield, with Reverend Mark Calvert-Rosenberger, Reverend Jim Woodard, and Brother Eddie Bellar officiating. The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time.
Brent was born October 7, 1960, in Springfield, to the late Billy Joe and Rita Fisher Tate. He was a graduate of East Robertson High School Class of 1978 and was a member of Milldale Presbyterian Church. Brent was a former car and farm implement salesman. He enjoyed chauffeuring people, the lake, anything that allowed him to be outside, and following people and posting his adventures with Zippy on Facebook. He was a sports fan, especially the Springfield Yellow Jackets, the TN Vols, and any sports his grandchildren were participating in. Brent was a family man that loved being with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Brent is survived by his wife of 43 years: Cynthia Holman Tate of Springfield, by his son and daughter-in-law: Jason and Brittany Bolen of Springfield, by his daughter and son-in-law: Jodie and Josh Reynolds of Springfield, by his grandchildren: Brandon Bolen, Ashton (Brianna) Bolen, Carson (April Rittenberry) Bolen, Hayden Reynolds, and Barrett Reynolds, and by his great grandchildren: Karter “Zippy” Bolen and Keeley Bolen.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made payable to Springfield High School to benefit the Football, Baseball, or Wrestling programs.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.