Chad Daniel Hawley, 40, Beloit, WI died at 8:20 a.m., Sunday, July 30, 2017 after fighting a long and hard battle with congestive heart failure.\r\n\r\nBorn February 5, 1977 in Beloit, WI the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy and Terry (Thostenson) Choate. He was raised in Beloit and later moved to Missouri for 20 years and recently returned to Beloit. He loved to entertain people and make them laugh. He loved music and played the guitar beautifully. The family would like to thank Agrace Hospice for their support and care.\r\n\r\nSurvivors include his parents Roy and Terry Choate; son Jordon Matz; daughter Anica Matz; grandfather David Choate; grandmother Margaret Thostenson and aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother Joseph Hawley, grandparents and cousin John Ostrum.\r\n\r\nGraveside ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Luther Valley Cemetery, Beloit, WI with Pastor Larry Froemming officiating.