In Memoriam: R. Darnell Tate

Partial Obituary & Service Information

 In Memoriam

Published Friday, June 3, 2022

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Roscoe Darnell Tate, known as R. Darnell Tate, passed away on May 31, 2022, at the age of 71. Darnell was licensed in Mississippi and Tennessee and was a member of both the Northwest Mississippi Association of REALTORS® and MAAR, which he joined in 1985.

He was a Life Member of MMDC and a Past President of the Memphis Chapter of NAREB. With MAAR, he served on the RPAC, Budget & Finance and Fair & Affordable Housing Committees, to name a few. He also served on the MAAR Board of Directors.

Darnell was a past Broker / Owner of ERA Legacy Realty and most recently worked with Byrd Realty Services. Through his company, he received the President's Circle, Beyond Excellence, Leadership Team and ERA Best of the Best Awards.

Darnell is a former firefighter and member of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. He attended St. Andrew AME Church and enjoyed fishing. He is survived by his wife, Diane, and two children, Chris and Candace, all of whom work in the family business.

A memorial service will be held on June 12 at 2 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Home.