Ronnie Dempsey Tate
  • 71 years old
  • Date of birth:  July 26th, 1944
  • Place of birth:
    Denham Springs, Louisiana, United States
  • Date of passing:  February 18th, 2016
  • Place of passing:
    San Francisco, California, United States
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Ronnie Tate, 71, born on July 26th, 1944 and passed away on February 18th, 2016. We will remember him forever.
Candle lit by  Lori Kuhuski  on February 24th, 2016

Ron was a special guy made more special to me because he loved my best friend from High School and became her best friend and beloved husband.
I will always remember Ron with fondness
Lori Brown Kuhuski

Candle lit by  Phyllis Heagney  on February 24th, 2016

Ron was always smiling, ever ready to share a hug, a story, a good meal and perhaps, a tasty adult beverage. We bonded over Metaxa Manhattans on Thanksgiving Day, 1988, with the rest of the uproarious Dodge clan one room over, carrying on and enjoying life. You'll be missed, Ron. We love you -Phyllis & Fred

Candle lit by  Kathleen Tate  on February 25th, 2016

Louisiana brothers & sisters - please leave a memory for me that I will cherish forever

Candle lit by  Kathleen Tate  on February 25th, 2016

My love - my life- my best friend - I miss you so much but I love you the most.. I miss our 42 years of total unconditional love. I miss our TV time,our Sadie & Max time. I can never explain to them that you aren't coming back - they run to the door every time there's a noise. I can never fill your shoes to them. I miss everything you did for me but I will learn how to do all those things.

Candle lit by  Deborah Dodge  on February 25th, 2016

My brother-in-law Ronnie D. and I shared many things for many years. First off, we shared July 26th as our birthday. That made us both Leo the Lion. Hear me roar.
We also shared an appreciation for good bourbon and excellent red wine. My favorite birthday gift to him was a bottle of Gigondas.
We shared a love of Zydeco and Cajun music. Laissez les bon temps rouler.
And, never forget the gumbo.
I love you Ronnie D.
Sure gonna miss you.
Debby D.

Candle lit by  Teresa Tate  on February 25th, 2016

I've only seen him twice. .. and was  impressed by him both times. . I wish I could have been around him more. .Always polite...I remember he had a contagious smile..I got to talk to him on the phone several months ago. .and he said this is your brother in law in California. .Lol..we had a very nice talk. ..I only wish we could have had more visits and talks. ..I ll miss you Brother in law

Candle lit by  Sophie Salvatore  on February 26th, 2016

We are so sorry for your loss. Our family is holding you close in our thoughts and in our hearts.  

Sophie, Tom, and Amelia

Candle lit by  Ruth Shea  on February 27th, 2016

Thinking of you, Kathleen, Deborah and Mary, Phyllis and Fred.  May words of comfort rest gently upon your hearts and in time may they become words of healing --Inspired by Native American poetry

Ruth Shea

Candle lit by  Kathleen Tate  on July 26th, 2016

Today would have been your Birthday, sweetheart. We would have gone to your favorite Chinese Buffet, then home for a drink or two. I miss our celebrations so much. I hate drinking alone so I guess I won't drink any more! I would have bugged you to tell me what you would like for your BD - you would have said you didn't need anything so I would surprise you. I love you sweetheart.

Candle lit by  Kathleen Tate  on February 19th, 2017

It has been 1 year - seems like only yesterday.I miss you so much It seems to get harder every day and I love you more than my life. Max is still looking for you Sadie is with you & Chipper and Penny & Sara and
Winston, Hold them tight..

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