Keith Boyd Tate, age 71, of Shady Spring, WV passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Born on July 13, 1949 in Beckley, he was the son of the late Henry Tate and Wanda Mae Stover Tate.
Mr. Tate was a retired electrician in the coal industry with 42 yearsof service. He was a member of the UMWA, and a member of Victory Baptist Church
in Beaver. He enjoyed dancing, riding his motorcycle, and driving his Corvette.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister-in-law Roberta
Tate, and his father-in-law Robert C. Bare.
Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 13 years, Carol Bare Quesenberry Tate. His children: Edward Ray Tate of Crab Orchard, Kari Lynn Tate Henderson and husband Clint of Fairdale; step children, Ann Westfall and husband Jason of Dorothy, Michelle Nicholas and husband John of White Oak, and David Quesenberry and wife Rachel of Cool Ridge.
A brother Roger Tate of Stanaford; a sister Marcia Tate of
Richmond, VA; fifteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren; his mother-in-law Ann “Nanny” Bare, special friends Carol Grube, and Clyde and Nora
Bare, and all his special friends on Parliament Road, Shady Spring also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel with Pastor Donald
Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.
Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services on Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be David Quesenberry, John Nicholas, Wesley Nicholas, Jack Tate, Clint Henderson, and Jason Westfall. Honorary pallbearer will be Edward Ray Tate.
Facial coverings and social distancing will be observed as mandated by the Governor of the State of WV. Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.