Chester “Lile” Cato

Chester “Lile” Cato age 90, of Hope, Arkansas passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019 in Texarkana, Texas. Lile was born July 19, 1928 in Hope, Arkansas to Earl and Bess Butler Cato. Lile worked on the pipeline, operated heavy equipment and farmed.
Lile is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Phil Cato; and one daughter, Angela Cato Banks.
Lile is survived by his wife, Marjorie Betts Cato; two grandsons, Jason (Laura) Banks and Eric Banks; nine great-grandchildren, Dylan and Keaton Banks, James, Levi and Yancey Lee, Alex, Max, David and Isaac Sawyers; one sister, Jerry Jones; nephew, Jeffery (Judy) Jones; niece, Marla (J.O.) McMahon; several grand nieces and nephews and his dog Gus.
A Graveside Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11:00am at Memory Gardens Cemetery with Revel Kidd officiating. Following the service, the family will meet for lunch at Bethany Baptist Church in Spring Hill.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Hospice of Texarkana, 2407 Galleria Oaks Dr, Texarkana, TX 75503 or Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

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