Cover photo for Roger  W. Pate's Obituary
Roger  W. Pate Profile Photo
1960 Roger 2022

Roger W. Pate

November 6, 1960 — November 12, 2022

Roger W. Pate, 62, of Bettendorf, Iowa, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2022.

A gathering to celebrate Roger’s life will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, November 19, at Purgatory’s Pub, 2104 State Street, Bettendorf. Cremation will take place at Trimble Funeral Home at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th Street, Moline. In lieu of flowers buy yourself a cold beer, shot of Jack, or a lottery ticket.

Roger Wayne Pate was born November 6, 1960, in Blytheville, Arkansas, the son of Ernest and Sylvia (Jarrett) Pate. He earned an Associates Degree and went on to become an electrician.

He enjoyed fishing, celebrating the 4th of July, spending time with friends and family, watching football, and was an avid fan of Penn State, Chicago Bears, and the Chicago Cubs.

Roger is survived by his ex-wife, Melinda Pate; his children, Robert Pate, Courtney (Kyran) Davis, and Gerilynn (Chris Patricio) Pate; his step-son, Jesse Cantamaglia; his grandchildren, Naomi, Asher, Abram, Noah, Eden, Ace, Areia, Caleb, Marley, and Jaxsin; his sister, Marilyn Horner; his sister-in-law, Deanna Pate; a special friend, Dana Goodmiller; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Mike Pate, and Robert Pate; his sister, Cathy Benton; and a brother-in-law Doug Horner.

The family invites friends to share stories and condolences at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Roger W. Pate, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, November 19, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 52

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree