Jeffrey L. Tate 60 of Grand Rapids, died Thursday, July 4, 2013 at his home. Jeff was born December 13, 1952 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the son of Howard and Jennie (VanMale) Tate. He was a graduate of Cedar Springs High School Class of 1971. Surviving are his wife, Terrie; step daughter, Renae Davis; step grandchildren, Aeris and Kaden Davis; brothers, James and Raymond Tate; sister, Pat (Tate) & Floyd Guiles; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Richard and Marlyn; sister, Frances. A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 13 at 11:00 am at Elmwood Cemetery, Cedar Springs. A luncheon will follow at Long Lake Park, section B1. Arrangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs.