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James T. Fate, Sr.

James T. Fate, Sr.

Aug 21, 1934 - Jul 12, 2022

James T. Fate, Sr. - Obituary


ames “Jim” Fate, Sr., of Annapolis, MD passed peacefully on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Born on August 21, 1934 to the late Ruth and Harry Fate, Jim was an incredible business owner and volunteer throughout his life. Over the years, Jim volunteered at The Davidsonville Ruritan and Davidsonville United Methodist Church, where he was an active member. His mission in life was to help anyone in need and to make people feel accepted. His hobbies included golf, reading, winning at bingo and spending time with family and friends. He was married to his best friend and the love of his life, Marilyn Miller Fate, for 55 years until her passing in January 2020. Jim was a loving father to Jim (Michelle) Fate, Jr. and Jean (Matt) Edwards. He was an extremely proud "PopPop" to his 10 grandchildren, Thomas, Natalie, Joseph, Noah, Sophie Joy, Luke, Ruth, Moriah, Joel and Elijah James and was a supportive brother to Charles Fate and his late sister, Evelyn. Family and Friends are invited to celebrate Jim’s life at the Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD 21037 on Saturday, July 30th from 1 pm until his memorial service begins at 2:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Davidsonville United Methodist Church, 819 W Central Ave, Davidsonville, MD 21035 or Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Hwy., Pasadena, MD 21122. Condolences may be made by using the Memories tab on this page.