John W. Fate

June 30, 1935 ~ April 22, 2020 (age 84)


John W Fate, 84, passed away April 22, 2020 at his home in Fairlawn

He was born on June 30, 1935 in Frostburg Maryland to Charles and Velma Fate and was a 70 plus year Akron area resident He Honorably served his country in the US navy and worked for 28 years with Gillette safety razor as a major marketing manager where he set numerous sales records

John was an avid golfer and sports fan
He met the love of his life Peggy when he was 9 years old and married her 10 years later They recently celebrated their 65th anniversary

John always, unselfishly, put his family 1st giving everything he had to be sure they were taken care of

He had a wicked sense of humor a constant positive outlook and he never met a person who wouldn't be proud to call him a friend

He was preceded in death by his parents; sons, John, Jr. and James

He is survived by wife, Margaret; daughters, Deborah (Mike) Keppler, Karen (Jimi) Pelfrey, and Pamela Marino; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Fate; niece, Sandra Gardner (Wayne) and many other family members and friends

Memorial service to be held in August 2020.

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Services announced at a later date

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