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Franklin Edward Pate

January 16, 1950 November 30, 2017
Franklin  Edward Pate
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Obituary for Franklin Edward Pate

Franklin Edward Pate, 67, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Wayne UNC Hospital.

Franklin was born in Wayne County on January 16, 1950 to the late Elijah Pate Sr. and Ola Mae West Pate. Those of us who knew Franklin weep at our loss, laugh with our remembrances, and reflect deeply on how much he meant to us.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his daughter, 114 Mossburg Drive, Goldsboro.

Franklin is survived by his daughter, Phyllis Ann Pate Ryan and husband Andrew of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Scott Pate-Ryan, Ciera Satterfield, Riley Ryan, and Avery Ryan; and a great –grandchild, Amelia Pate-Ryan. He is also survived by a special friend, Mary Davis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 549 Moye Blvd., Greenville, NC 27834.

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7:00 PM 12/5/2017 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 12/5/2017 9:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

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