Jimmy Keith Choate

Born in Robertson County, TN on April 18, 1949

Departed on June 25, 2015 and resided in Springfield, TN

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Jimmy “Keith” Choate, age 66 of Springfield passed away June 25, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, James Carlie Choate; and his father & mother-in-law, William and Margaret Moore. Keith was a devoted husband to his high school sweetheart of 47 years, Donna Moore Choate. He was dedicated and an expressingly proud Father to Jason (Jodie) and Ann-Margaret; and grandfather to Makenna, Katelyn, JJ and Carlie. He was a passionate and loving son to his mother, Marie Keith Choate, brother to Denny (Rosie Goad) Choate and Brenda (Sherman) Ellison and two sets of longtime close friends, Jerry and Pat Collins, Carol Cobb and the late Bill Cobb. Keith worked at Nasco in Springfield for 22 years. He and Donna then opened their own screen printing business in Goodlettsville, Country Screen Graphics, for 22 years and closed at the beginning of his illness. He was an honorary member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Keith was a man of Christian Faith and a lifelong member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be conducted on Sunday, June 28th at 3:00 P.M. from the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Carroll and Rev. Mike Cummings officiating. Interment will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Winfield Wilkins, Wayne Jones, Sony McMahan, Lynn Keith, Jody Swearingen, Danny Bernard, Joe Armstrong and Wayne Eidson. Honorary pallbearers will be his brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday, June 27th from 2-6 P.M. and Sunday one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bethlehem Baptist Church Benevolence Fund. Special thanks to Dr. Anjali Sibley, the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center Team and Escue Family Pharmacy in White House. Arrangements Entrusted To: Springfield Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, 4005 Memorial Blvd., Springfield, TN (615)384-5437 www.springfieldfh.com

4 Comments to Mr. Jimmy Keith Choate

  1. William D. And Robbie Jean True
    June 27, 2015 12:10 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Keith’s mother Marie and his wife Donna and the rest of his family

  2. Reba farrow
    June 27, 2015 12:18 pm

    Mr. Choate was a great man they gained another angel r I.p prayers for family and friends

  3. Howard & Sue Holland, Joelton, TN
    June 27, 2015 3:10 pm

    With love and sympathy for Keith’s loved ones. Sincere prayers for the comfort, rest and understanding that only our Heavenly Father can provide. Special love and concern for Donna, my good and devoted friend from “way back” (Sue)

  4. Nancy Williams Lewis
    June 30, 2015 11:56 am

    Denny and Rosie,

    I am just learning of your brother’s passing. Please know that I care and am thinking about you at this time.

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