Kenneth J. Chokie, born March 3, 1957, in Medford, Ore., to Kenneth and Barbara Chokie, passed away in Las Vegas on Jan. 24, 2015. Kenneth lived in Kingman for 18 years after coming here from New Mexico.
Ken attended more than 15 years of school and was a correctional officer at MTC. He had been in road construction and was also a truck driver. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and affiliated with the 1st Pentecostal Church of God.
Ken was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth, and two children, Carissa Craddock and Levi Chokie. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Chokie; his daughter, Tari Chokie; his sons, Curtis, Cody and Ethan Chokie; his grandchildren, Kayley, Katelyn and Hanna Dempsey, as well as Landon, Rielee, Kora and Levi Chokie, all of Kingman. His mother, Barbara Chokie; sister, Barbara Chokie; and brother, Mark Chokie, all of Bloomfield, N.M.; grandchildren, Brielle and Devon Craddock of Tucson, and one great-grandchild also survive him.
Ken passed away with a smile on his face, looking up to Heaven at his Creator.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Feb. 21, 2015, at the 1st Pentecostal Church of God, 4087 Eagle Drive, Kingman.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the 1st Pentecostal Church of God per family of Tammy Chokie.