Graham Keith Pate



Graham Keith Pate, age 66, died Saturday morning at his home. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Herman Jarvis and Dollie Mozingo Pate of Goldsboro.

Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Bailey officiating. The family will receive friends immediately after the service at the funeral home. A private burial will be held at a later date.

Keith was the owner and operator of Pate’s Auto Service of Goldsboro and had attended Freedom Baptist Church. He had served in the past as a volunteer with the New Hope Volunteer Fire Dept. and the Goldsboro Rescue Squad.

He is survived by his daughters; Stephanie Nicole Pate and Kimberly Rose Pate of Goldsboro, two brothers and sisters-in-law; Gary and Sherry Forehand Pate of Goldsboro and Greg and Hope Pate of St. Augustine, Fla., three grandchildren; Kennedy Foster, Camille Foster and Caden Williams.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to The Keith Pate Memorial Fund, c/o Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, P.O. Box167, Goldsboro, N.C. 27533

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