Phil D. Cate, Jr.

  • Born: June 12, 1951
  • Died: April 17, 2014
  • Location: Jefferson City, Missouri

Lincoln Land Cremation Society

917 S. 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Tel. (217) 523-4646

Tribute & Message From The Family

Phil DeAnguera Cate, Jr., 62, of Jefferson City, MO, passed away unexpectedly on April 17, 2014 as the result of a heart attack in Springfield, IL while assigned as Quality Manager on a construction project for URS Corporation.

Phil was born June 12, 1951 in Cleveland, TN, the son of Phil DeAnguera and Helen Fitzgerald Cate.

Phil was a graduate of Cleveland High School and Cleveland State Community College. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, serving as a military police officer in Korea. Phil was a 40-year member of The American Legion Post 81 in Cleveland, Tennessee and was also a member of The American Legion Post 5 in Jefferson City, MO. He worked for the Tennessee Department of Transportation for several years early in his career and then URS Corporation for 35 years. Phil was a loving and devoted brother, brother-in-law and uncle, good friend to many across the country, a faithful University of Tennessee Volunteers fan, avid fisherman and a huge NASCAR fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Patrick Thomas Cate; and one sister, Pauline Cate.

He is survived by one brother, Mike (wife, Mary Lou) Cate of Lone Tree, CO; two beloved nephews, Michael Jason (wife, Tammy) Cate and Tanner Barrett (wife, Rebecca) Cate; four great-nieces; one great-nephew; and lifelong friend, Tommy Kimsey.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project in the name of Phil D. Cate - A memorial service at the Broad Street United Methodist Church in Cleveland, TN will be arranged at a future date.