George Odell Choate, age 74, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017, at his home in Cadiz. Mr. Choate worked as an independent painting contractor at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky for more than 30 years. He was a United States Army veteran, having served during the Vietnam era, from 1964 - 1966. He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Gracie Choate, Cadiz; one son, Mark Choate (Sharon Garrett), Cadiz; one daughter, Tina Lester (Ben Shinn), Clarksville, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Morgan Lester, Cody Choate, and Dalton Choate; one brother, Wallace Choate, Sr. (Linda), Cadiz; and two sisters, Judy Ayers (Bob), Cadiz, and Juanita Stapp, Dover, Tennessee.
He was preceded in death by his father, G.C. Choate, his mother, Evelyn McKnight, and two brothers, Vernon Choate and Jerry Choate.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Funeral services will be at Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, with the Reverend Norman Cotton officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at East End Cemetery in Cadiz.