Eddie James Choate

November 27, 1932 - December 14, 2018

Eddie Choate

Eddie James Choate, 86, of Beaumont, died Friday, December 14, 2018. He was born on November 27, 1932, in Port Arthur, to Carmen Riviere and Whitney Choate. Eddie was a United States Army veteran and he was a retired electrician.

He is survived by his wife, Bethel Choate, formerly of Port Arthur; children Mark Choate and his wife, Nancy, of Beaumont; Steven Choate, of Joplin, Missouri; and Cindy McNamara and her husband, Jude, of Katy; sister, Lorraine Anderson, of Port Arthur; grandchildren, Brandon Drake and his wife, Audrey; Megan Choate; Danielle Drake; Alex Albair; Kaytelyn Borne; and Konnor Houston; and four great-grandchildren.

Eddie is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Glen Choate and Kenneth Choate.

A gathering of Mr. Choate’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with his funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 17, 2018, at Toledo Baptist Church, 9339 Recreational Road 255 East, Burkeville. His interment will follow at Toledo Bend Cemetery, Toledo Bend, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Broussard's Mortuary - Major Drive
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Gathering of Family and Friends
Toledo Baptist Church
9339 Recreational Road 255 East, Burkville, Texas 75932
Monday, December 17, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Toledo Baptist Church
9339 Recreational Road 255 East, Burkville, Texas 75932
Monday, December 17, 2018
2:00 p.m.
Toledo Bend Cemetery
Toledo Bend, Texas

Comments (4)

  • SMouton

    17 December 2018 at 17:38 | #

    TO THE CHOATE FAMILY: I AM SORRY TO READ OF YOUR FAMILY LOSS OF SOMEONE WHOM YOU LOVED SO MUCH AND I EXTEND MY SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO ALL OF YOU. May your prayers filled with sadness be heard by our heavenly father ""Hearer of prayer" (Psalms 65:2). I hope you find comfort in God' promise of a resurrection.


  • Arnae Strong

    17 December 2018 at 14:50 | #

    So sorry for your loss. Mr. Choate was a wonderful and kind man, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather who truly loved all of his family. We all have great memories of him. Our prayers and thoughts are with your family.


  • Glenn and Marsha Burleigh

    16 December 2018 at 02:34 | #

    Your dad was a good man our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family TBHD forever


  • Courtney

    16 December 2018 at 02:12 | #

    I am so sorry for your loss! Mr Choate was such a sweet man for the short period of time I have known him! My condolences to you all!


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