Glen Edward ‘Eddie’ Tate

Published 5:10 pm Monday, July 20, 2020

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Glen Edward “Eddie” Tate, 66, died unexpectedly in his home on July 7, 2020.

He was born in Greenville, S.C. to Joe and Betty Tate. He spent much of his life in Traveler’s Rest, S.C., before migrating to N. Myrtle Beach, S.C. He has lived in Davie County for the past 20 years with his best friend and life partner, Brenda Sofley Long. He was a gardener and plant lover. He spent 38 years in a career in horticulture. He and Brenda, along with his friend Charles Rubin, owned and operated a small plant nursery at their home on US 158. He had a great sense of humor, always kept those around him laughing, and loved his dog, Scooter.

Survivors: 2 sons, Benjamin Tate (Rachel) of Pelham, Ala., and TC Tate (Bailey) of Marietta, S.C.; 3 grandchildren, Parker, Claire, and Max Tate: brother, Larry Tate (Nancy); sisters, Patricia Cathcart (David) and Judy Tate.

Due to the current pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date.