William Pate, 93, beloved Father, was called to his eternal resting place on November 24, 2017 in Kaufman, Texas. He entered this world on July 27, 1924 in Buffalo, TX, born to Jasper and Ednes Pate. William was an outdoors man spending time hunting and fishing. William loved his children, grand children and great grandchildren; spending most of his time with them when he wasn't hunting or fishing. He also enjoyed his animals and mostly his chickens. William is survived by his Daughters: Debbie Sylva of Kaufman, Catherine Stanley and husband Jim of Kemp, Betty Jones of Tennessee, Margaret Childers and husband Bobby of Lone Oak, Rosie Wood and John of Florida, Debbie Kay Graves of Gun Barrel City; Son: Randy Pate Brother: Gene Pate and Dorothy of Desoto, Edward Pate and wife Patsy, and many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, and numerous relatives and friends. William was preceded in death by his parents: Jasper and Ednes Pate Wives: Stella, JoAnn, and Imogene, Son: William Gene Pate,Kirk Pate, Sister: Etta Mae Kerby.