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Information for Wiley Douglas Pate
24 April, 1923 - 30 October, 1986
The Idaho Press-Tribune

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Wiley Pate
    Private family services for Wiley Douglas "Doug" Pate, 63, of Nampa, who died Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Nampa hospital of cancer, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    The Rev. Arthur R. Hauge of the Calvary Baptist Church will officiate.  Private burial services will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mr. Pate was born April 24, 1923. at Emporia, Kan., to LeRoy and Clara Wortman Pate, and was reared and attended schools at Kanorado, Kan.  He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and later served during the Korean conflict.
    He married Georgia K. Halbert on Nov. 27, 1951, at Truth or Consequences, N.M., and they made their home in Wichita, Kan., until moving to Nampa in 1969.  He was a barber and had begun his training in that profession at age 15.  He had worked at the Fuller Barber Shop in Nampa until retiring in 1985.
    He was a member of the Baptist Church and of Post No. 63, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Boise.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; four sons, Stephen D. Pate of Boise, Barry W. Pate of Caldwell, and Ronald C. Pate and Kelly R. Pate, both of Nampa; two daughters, Cheryl J. Randall of Nampa, and Nancy S. Purselley of Coal Strip, Mont.; a brother, Byron Pate of Weldon, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by a son and a brother.
    Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute, Boise.

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