STEPHENVILLE – Graveside services for James Donald Tate, 75, bookkeeper, will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at West End Cemetery with Rev. Mike Hannah officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:00- 7:30 p.m. Monday at Lacy Funeral Home.

Donald was born in Stephenville to James Bennie and Lois Tate. He married Anita Sharlene Wood on March 11, 1972 in Johnsville.

Donald graduated from Lingleville High School in 1961 and Tarleton State College in 1965. He worked in the accounting departments for Winn-Dixie, Computer City and Radio Shack. Donald loved talking with friends, walking and family.

Survivors include his wife Sharlene Tate of Stephenville; daughter, Hallie Tate of Stephenville; and several cousins and friends.

Memorials may be made to Foster’s Home for Children, PO Box 978, Stephenville, TX 76401 or the American Cancer Society, 3301 West Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76107.

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