MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - A senior member of the Tate family that has run Tate Farms in Madison County for decades has died.

Judson Carl Tate passed away Monday morning, according to the Tate Farms Facebook page. Funeral details have not been announced.

Tate Farms has been operating in Madison County since the early 1900s and has grown from a farming operation into an entertainment destination with playgrounds, a petting zoo and fields where families can pick their own pumpkins. 

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