Orville Leonard Choate Sr.
November 8, 1925 - April 18, 2020
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Greenlawn Funeral Home East

Friends may call from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm Friday, April 24, 2020 in the funeral home.

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Services with full military honors will be at a later date.

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Springfield National Cemetery

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Orville Leonard (Smokey) Choate was born on November 8, 1925 in Pleasant Hope, Missouri to Ruth Pearl (Allen) Choate and Thomas Leonard Choate.  He had two brothers, Edward and Paul, and two sisters, Catherine (Choate) Cromer and Golda (Choate) Scott.  His family moved to the Portland, Oregon area for a few years before returning to…

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Debbie left a message on May 11, 2020:
My deepest condolences. Smokey was an amazing friend. I volunteer at the Veterans home and Smokey was one of my favorites . I hope your memories will keep you smiling. Much love, Debbie Wilson
Greenlawn left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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