James “Greg” Gregory Tate, 63, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 7:05 am May 14, 2020 at Saint Mary Health Center in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born June 14, 1956 in Mount Vernon to James William and Helen Cecil (Roper) Tate.
Greg is survived by his mother, Helen Tate of Mount Vernon, Illinois; daughters, Jami Hickey and husband, Travis of Marion, Illinois, Jennifer Almaroad and husband, Tony of Johnston City, Illinois, and Gracie Tate and fiance, Chad Clark of Mount Vernon, Illinois; grandchildren, Noah Bliss and Race Hickey; sister, Carla Aaron and husband, Mark of Ewing, Illinois; nephews, Justin Osborn and wife, Tara and Jeremy Osborn and wife, Haylei; and great-nephew, Hank Osborn.
Greg was preceded in death by his father, James Tate and his grandparents.
Greg was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. His greatest joy was spend time with his family. Greg will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.
A private visitation and graveside service will be held. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Greg’s honor to the American Kidney Foundation or to the Tate Family, in care of Gracie Tate.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.