Donald Wayne Choate

Published 3:42 pm Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Donald Wayne Choate, 72, of Clute passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016.  He was born in Orange, TX to his parents Robert and Frances Choate.  He will be remembered as a very proud father, grandfather and  great grandfather, as well as an avid craftsman, and as a auto mechanic He was a very proud Vietnam War veteran and a member of the VFW in Baytown.

Donald is survived by his daughters; Karen Choate-Chaney and Thia Buehring and, sons; Jay Garrett and Raymond Garrett, sister; Diane Foreman, 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Linda Hoffpauir.

Visitation held at Stroud Funeral Home in Clute, TX on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M with a rosary recited at 6:30. Funeral service will be at Stroud Funeral Home on Friday May 6, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Father Jim Lynes officiating.  Burial will be at The Houston National Cemetery in Houston, TX.

Pallbearers are Jay Garrett, Jr., Brett Garrett, Don Garrett, Jay Garrett, Ray Garrett and Joshua Buehring.  Honorary pallbearers are Wrenn Wright and Mark Binagia.

The family would like to give special thanks to his former wife of 35 years Carolyn Choate,  also the IPH Hospice Team and all the friends and family for their support and prayers