Woodrow Tate Jr, 75, of Welch WV, passed away, Monday, August 03, 2020, at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, KY. Born January 3, 1945, in Welch WV, he was the son of the late Woodrow Sr and Virginia Blanch Bailey.He was a retired veteran of the U.S. Army, retiring as Sergeant First Class and having served in Korea, Vietnam where he was awarded the Silver and Bronze Star Medals, and Germany. He was also retired from the U.S. Postal Service.He was preceded in death by his parents.He is survived by his brother, Jerry Tate and wife Darlene of Davy WV, one sister Sandra Pointer of San Juan Capistrano, CA. several Nieces and Nephews and Great Nieces and Nephews, a special cousin, Gerry Griffin of Hyattsville MD.Graveside Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell WV at 1:00 p.m. Military Graveside Rights will be conducted by V.F.W. post 1144 Iaeger.Friends may call Thursday, August 6, 2020 from 11 A.M. to 12 Noon.Services will be held in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines, mask are to be worn by all attending and social distancing is to be practiced. Group size must be held to 25 people or less. In lieu of flowers Memorial donations may be made to one’s favorite charity.Friends and Family Will serve as pallbearers.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com.Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Tate family.