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Robert Hutchins Tate, 73
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Robert Hutchins Tate, 73, died Friday, July 13 in Cookeville. Better known as Bob, he was born Jan. 11, 1939 and was preceded in death by his mother, Maria Hutchins Tate, father William R. Tate, stepmother, Maude Tate, daughter, Elizabeth Ann Tate, and son, Robert Kevin Tate.He is survived by two daughters and four grandchildren, Mary Ann T. Gleason-Thompson of Nashville, her sons, Robert Martin Gleason and Brandon Reid Thompson; Amanda Oakes Tate-Scheidler of Cookeville, her daughter, Mariah Lynn Scheidler, and her son, Robert Jacob Scheidler.He was a former resident of McMinnville where he grew up and attended City Grammar School. He graduated from Central High School, Murfreesboro and earned a Naval ROTC scholarship to Vanderbilt University.