Born Tuesday, December 4, 1956
Died Saturday, June 27, 2020
Michael Joseph Motte, 63, formerly of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 in Carrollton, Texas.
Arlington, Texas arrangements are as follows: Funeral Service 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at Northwest Church of Christ, 505 Milby Rd., Visitation: 12-2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, prior to the service at the church.
Okmulgee, Oklahoma arrangements are as follows: Burial will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 14,2020 at Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, OK. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tuesday, July 14,2020 in the Precious Memories Chapel at House of Winn Funeral Home-Okmulgee. Military honors provided by U.S. Army, Ft Sill, OK.
Michael was born on December 4, 1956 in Augsburg, Germany to Joseph Blaise and Mary Motte. He was raised in Okmulgee, OK. Michael served in the U.S. Army and received the National Defense Service Medal and an Associate Degree of Applied Sciences in Electronic Engineering Technology from the National Institute of Technology’s Education Center. He worked at GuideIT as an IT Specialist until his death.
A resident of Arlington, TX, he was a member of Northwest Church of Christ.
Michael was preceded in death by his parents; son, Derrick Motte; and sisters, Linda Washington and Mary Elizabeth Motte.
Survivors: Wife, Shirley Motte; sons, DeLantay Motte and wife, Amanda, and Toron Motte, all of Washington, D.C.; daughters, Takeisha Fifer of Little Rock, AR, and Tamara Patrick and husband, Eric of Maumelle, AR; brothers, Jerry Motte and wife, Vickie of Oklahoma City, OK and Richard Motte and wife, Janet of Forney, TX; sister, Nita Motte of Oklahoma City, OK; and 8 grandchildren.
The family has been cared for by House of Winn Funeral Home, Okmulgee.