Mr. Tate was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Mary Louise.
He is survived by three children, Billy and wife Valorie of Independence, Missouri, Jimmy and wife Lisa of Cabool, Missouri, and Stephanie of Cabool, Misouri; five grandchildren, Alissa, Justin, Jamie Ray, Jaret and Jordan; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lanell Cooper of Springfield, Missouri.
Butch enjoyed fishing and being on the lake. He also enjoyed being a preacher and pastored numerous churches throughout his life.
He also had a passion for racing of all types. He loved spending time with family and friends.
He will be missed by all who knew and loved him, especially his family.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Bado Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.