Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 2:49 pm
The Messenger, July 13, 2010
Steven Thomas Choate, 64, of Martin died July 10, 2010, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin, with burial following there in East Side Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kelly Baker, Earl Bell, Guy Nichols, Kenny Robbins, Ed Robinson and Sam Stuary. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Koker and John Markle.
Friends may call at the funeral home 4-7 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born Sept. 7, 1945, in Madisonville, Ky., son of the late Fletcher and Jacqueline Lucy (Todder) Choate. He was married to the former Sandra Fetter, who survives, and had been a tire builder at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Union City.
Survivors also include his daughter, Tammy Choate of Martin; his sister-in-law, Bonnie T. Choate of Kuttawa, Ky.; and his granddaughter, Elizabeth Choate of Martin.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Allen Choate.