Glenn Edward Tate

May 1, 1956 - January 11, 2015
Glenn Edward Tate

Glenn “Skip” Tate entered the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ January 11, 2015 at NHRMC in Wilmington, NC.

A celebration of Glenn’s life will be held at Myrtle Grove Evangelical Presbyterian Church at 2 PM on Saturday, January 24, 2015. Memorial Service will be conducted by Rev. Steve Mattis. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Myrtle Grove Evangelical Presbyterian Church – Glenn Tate Memorial. A special thanks to NHRMC – CCU for Glenn’s care.

Glenn was born in Dallas, TX, May 1, 1956. He was the son of Joseph Tate and Peggy McCain and is survived by his mother, his brother William Tate, his wife Nonie, and a niece, Rachel.

Glenn was in the US Army and spent over 21 years education US Special Operations personnel (Rangers, Special Forces, DELTA, SEALS, and police SWAT teams). He was body guard to US Army Special Forces Generals. Glenn was a high level trainer as a DOD Contractor training personnel in the French Foreign Legion, and British Commandos. Glenn served in Germany, Haiti, Bosnia, Austria, Iran, and Iraq. Lately Glenn had business as a personal defense instructor.

Glenn was a charismatic praise and worship leader who wrote several of his songs. His passion for Jesus was the core of who he was.

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  • January 23, 2015
    Shirley says:
    A true man of God, he will be missed.

  • January 23, 2015
    Susan Smith says:
    Glen you will be missed by a lot of people.Thank you for giving me the honor to have met you and your kind words!Susan Smith RIP Glen!

  • January 23, 2015
    Jorge Rodriguez says:
    To My Dear Glen who I worked with and had great laughs with I will miss you Brother. Till we jmeet again Your Friend Jorge Rodriguez

  • January 24, 2015
    Tom A Hall says:
    Glenn will be missed by us all he had a wonderful way of touching each person life that he came in contact with. I send my very best to his family Thank you Glenn for all you have ever done it has had a lasting impact on the world. Tom A Hall PPS

  • January 13, 2015
    Debora Hutchens says:
    Glenn was my brother in Christ. He was always quick to give an encouraging word & a BIG bear hug! He was also an American patriot who loved & served his country faithfully. He is now home with his Heavenly Father. He will be sorely missed.