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John William Billy Moate
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John William “Billy” Mote, 57, most recently of Monroe, formerly of Covington, died May 25. He was a native and longtime resident of Newton County.

Mr. Moate loved the Lord and enjoyed spending time with his family and being Papa to his grandchildren.

He was an avid NASCAR fan.

He was preceded in death by his son Joshua William Moate, parents William and Ruth Moate and sister Vera Moate.
Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law Christina and Rodney Peters of Monroe; Holly and Lee Thompson of Covington; grandchildren Briana Peters, Kimberly Peters and Brooks Thompson.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 31, at Lawnwood Memorial Park, in Covington.

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