George Stephen Chocklett

May 13, 1935 ~ June 29, 2020 (age 85)


George Stephen Chocklett, 85, of Wirtz, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020. He was born in Washington, DC, worked for Chesapeake for 41 years and served in the United States Marines for five years. He was a devoted father, granddaddy, husband, and friend to many. He loved his family, going to his hunting camp, and joking with his friends.

Surviving family includes his wife of 61 years, Betty Chocklett; daughter, Karen (Mark) Cole; son, Gary (Kristi) Chocklett, and grandson, Luke (Mary) Cole.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Mountain View Cemetery in Vinton with Pastor Bobby Pickle officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from 6-8 PM at Lotz Funeral Home in Vinton. Online condolences may be made at

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July 1, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home Vinton
305 E. Washington Ave
Vinton, VA 24179

July 2, 2020

2:00 PM to TBD
Graveside - Mountain View Cemetery


Mountain View Cemetery
Mountain View Road
Vinton, VA 24179

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