Nathan Robert Choate age 34 of Metamora, Illinois formerly of Panama City Beach, Florida passed away at 11:29pm Saturday March 30, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born May 24, 1978 in Peoria to Robert and Linda (Rinck) Choate.
Surviving are two sisters, Jessica Maxwell of Galesburg, IL., Tausha Choate of Peoria, AZ., grandmother Joyce Choate of Panama City Beach, FL., three uncles, Bill Choate of Princeville, IL., Rick (Pamela) Choate of Rantoul, IL., and Bill Rinck of Louisiana, four aunts, Lori (Choate) Walker of Panama City Beach FL., Gloria Shilling of E. Peoria, IL., Kathleen Wiles of AR., and Donna Rinck of NC. He is also survived by his girl friend Leslie Meeks of Metamora whom he made his home with for nine years and will miss him very much.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Cherie Choate of Bradenton FL., brother Zachary Choate of Peoria, AZ., and his cousin Shon Jones of Panama City Beach, FL.
Nathan was a chef working at the 5th quarter in E. Peoria. Avid Heavy Metal Concert Fan and enjoyed bands, Tool, Deftones, and Acid Bath. He was a drummer for his band Needles in the Attic playing in Panama City Beach. He loved Motorcross, and dirt bikes and attended the TT races in Peoria with his father. Enjoyed playing darts, shooting pool, playing for Sue's Place dart league for five years and Sue's Place pool league where he had won 1st place.
A Celebration of Nathan's life will be at 4:00pm Wednesday April 3, 2013 at Sue's Place 518 E. Mt. Vernon in Metamora. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to Donors Choice. Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com Mason Funeral Home 309-367-2100, 219 E. Partridge Metamora, Illinois 61548.
Published in Panama City News Herald on Apr. 3, 2013