Dec. 13, 1927 - Oct. 18, 2016 William Cecil Pate, age 88 of Center Point died October 18, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, GG and Eula Lee Pate. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary Nell Pate; sons, Gregory Lee Pate and Randall Pate; grandson, Brandon Pate of Austin TX. He graduated from West End High School. He served in the Korean War with the U.S. Air Force. He was a driver for ADE. He was a huge Alabama Fan. His family will receive friends Thursday October 20, 2016 from 1-2 p.m. at Ridout's Trussville Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m.