Monty Jay Pate

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Monty Jay Pate, 62, of Purdy, passed away Monday, Sept., 24, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

He was born May 7, 1956 in Hugoton, Kan., the son of Lyle and Ferne (Prather) Pate, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were two sisters, Nancy and Linda.

Survivors include: two daughters, Julie Shank of Hugoton, Kan., and Marsha Pate of Moscow, Kan.; two brothers, Gary Pate and Danny Pate both of Cassville; one sister, Karen Pate of Hugoton, Kan.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He grew up and received his education in Hugoton, Kan. He moved from Kansas to southwest Missouri and had resided in Purdy the last four years. For 20 years, he worked as a crop farmer and had also worked at Georges.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville, Missouri.

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