David Tate


(Sept. 8, 2003)

Former Powell resident, David Eugene Tate, 84, died at his home in Dunlap, Tenn., on Sept. 8.

Mr. Tate was born in Bersheba Springs, Tenn., and educated at the Missouri School of Mines. He was a veteran of World War II.

While a resident of the Powell community, he was employed at the Shoshone-Heart Mountain Irrigation District as a civil engineer. The family relocated to his beloved home state of Tennessee after the youngest child graduated from Powell High School.

Survivors include his wife, Katheryn Russold Tate of Dunlap, Tenn.; son David F. Tate of Dunlap; and daughters, Carolyn Tate, Jean Harrison and Jackie Tate of Chattanooga, Tenn. He is also survived by former daughter-in-law Lorrie Tate of Powell; grandsons Travis Tate of Powell and Randy Tate of Gillette; and four other grandchildren in Tennessee and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the Ewton Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Chattanooga National Cemetery. For those who wish, the family suggests memorial donations to the American Heart Association.