In memory of
Ralph Harrison Tate
Ralph Harrison Tate, age 44, died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at his St. Rose, LA residence. Beloved husband of Karen Kleinfeldt Tate. Son of Betty A. and Gaylord M. Tate, Jr. Devoted grandson of Gaylord M. Tate, Sr. and Lillie M. Tate. Brother of Randy A. Tate, all of Florida. Also survived by numerous friends and family. Ralph began his career with Cox Communications in 2000, working his way up to Field Network Technician III. He was highly respected for his technical skills and loyalty to Cox, and was a devoted member of the Society of Cable Telecommunication Engineers. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Ralph had planned to retire in July and return to school full-time to obtain his Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety, Health and Environment. A memorial service will be held from the Metairie chapel of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd. at 43rd Street on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:00 PM, with visitation beginning at 2:00 PM with military honors. Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions are suggested to Disabled American Veterans, Salvation Army or local animal rescue groups. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com. Information, please call (504) 835-2341
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