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Leslie James Tate, Sr.

December 2, 1950 ~ June 9, 2019 (age 68)

Leslie James Tate, Sr.

Youngstown - Leslie James Tate, Sr. 68, of Youngstown, passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 9, 2019.

He was born December 2, 1950 in Youngstown, the son of the late Roy and Margaret (Gross) Tate.

He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1968 and became a certified journeyman electrician by the Department of Labor for the State of Ohio.

Leslie worked for Youngstown Steel & Tube for 10 years, Aey Electric and several other companies before retiring in 2010.

He was a member of the former St. Stephen of Hungary Church in Youngstown. Leslie was a member of the Mahoning Sportsman Club of Hillsville and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, riding motorcycles, traveling and spending time with his family.

Leslie is survived by a son, Leslie James Tate, Jr., a daughter, Amber L. (John) White; a brother, Roy A. Tate, Jr., all fromYoungstown; a sister, Evelyn Y. Flickinger of Las Vegas, NV; two grandsons, Carter Devins and Clayton Reid; and a future grandson, John White, Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Leslie was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, John Flickinger.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, 11 Spring Spring in Struthers with Dennis McBride officiating. There will be calling hours for family and friends on Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Lake Park Cemetery.

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