MAMOU-It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Rogers "Rock " Tate announces his passing at his residence at 3:50 p.m., at the age of 67. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Mamou. Rite of Committal will follow in the Platin Cemetery with Father Thainese as Celebrant.
Rogers was a veteran of the United States Army having made a tour of duty in Vietnam. He enjoyed his family and always went out of his way if someone needed help.
A wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend Rogers will be greatly missed by his wife of 46 years, Linda Tassin Tate of Vidrine; one son, Kevin Daniel Tate of Vidrine and one daughter, Rebecca Tate Duhon and husband, David Andrew of Vidrine; one brother, Michael Kent Tate of Venice; three sisters Geneva Morgan of Slidell, Patricia Tate Urssey of Marksville and Veronica "Kay" Thompson of Vidrine; five grandchildren, Evan Duhon, Elizabeth Duhon, Cohen Duhon, Sophia Duhon and Emma Katherine Duhon
Rogers will now reunite in Heaven with his parents, Howard and Florence Tate and one brother, Joseph Alwood Tate. They surely await his arrival with open arms and joyous hearts.
At the request of the Tate family visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou on Monday, July 11, 2016 from 4:00 pm until 10:00 pm and again on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 8:00 am until time of Services. A Rosary will be recited Monday evening at 6:00 p.m.
Family and friends may view the obituary online at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Mamou is honored to be in charge of arrangements. 337.468.5231.