Glenn Pate

October 10, 1943 - August 9, 2009
Glenn Pate


Robert Glenn Pate, 65, of Wilmington died Sunday August 9, 2009 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Glenn was born in New Hanover County October 10, 1943 the son of the late Fannie Stewart Pate. He and his wife Patsy owned and operated Glenn’s Sporting Goods on Wrightsville Avenue for the past 35 years. He was a life time member of Wilmington B.P.O Elks Lodge No. 532.

Surviving are his wife of 43 years Patsy Futchs Pate of the home, daughters Angela Pate and husband Timothy Cliff, Robin S. Hughes and Husband Chris, grandchildren, Rain Howard and Hunter Hughes all of Wilmington, sisters Irene Gray and husband Larry of Rocky Point; Elaine Reynolds and husband John of Huston TX., Joyce Hayden and husband Whit of Wilmington, Laura Petteway of Aden, NC. and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will see friends from 6:00 P.M until 8:00 P.M Tuesday August 11, 2009 at Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service.

The family request memorials be made to Oak Grove Presbyterian Church, 3736 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.wilmingtonburialandcremation.com

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • August 09, 2009
    george peed says:
    to the pate family i so sorry to here about glenn passing and may we all ways to for peace & grace & may the peace of god be all of the family at this sad time love george & cynthia & tylin

  • August 10, 2009
    Christine Beaulieu Lester says:
    I am so sorry about your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • August 11, 2009
    Lyndie says:
    I'll miss you but have wonderful memories spending good times with you throughout my youth especially. Love to you.

  • August 11, 2009
    Teresa Hall says:
    Joyce and Whit, please know that you are in my prayers. May the God that we serve hold you up with His mighty right arm and comfort you with His peace that passes all of our understanding. Love, Teresa

  • August 11, 2009
    Bobby Orrell says:
    Dear Pate Family, On behalf of everyone at Canady's Sport Center, I would like to express our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Glenn. With deepest Sympathy, Bobby Orrell