Memorial     services    for    Mr.  Walter  E.  Rate,   76,    of
Whitleyville,  Tennessee,  will  be  held  at 1 P.M.  on  Saturday,
June   19,   2010,   at    Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. The family has chosen cremation.

There will be no visitation prior to the service.

He  passed  away  on  Monday, June 14, 2010, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
  
He was born February 13, 1934,  in  Scarborough,  Canada, to
the late  
Ernest Walter Rate and Mary Montgomery Rate.
On October 22, 1968, he was married to
Patricia L. Rate,  who
survives.

He  was  a  service  writer  in  the   automotive  industry.   He
served in the Canadian Militia, and was of the Lutheran faith.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by
1
Daughter:
Kathy L. Cullers.

Survivors  include  his  
Wife:  Patricia L. Rate of Whitleyville,
TN;
1 Son: Walter Ernest Rate II of Nokomis, FL;  1  Daughter:
Cindy Grant of Avon, OH;  
3  Grandchildren: Kyle Grant, Tyler
Grant,  and   Ryan Grant;   
2   Brothers:   Kenneth  Rate   and
Raymond Rate, both of Scarborough, Canada;   and   
1 Sister:
Mary Lou Collins of Petersborough, Canada.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the service.
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