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William Arthur Chastain, 79, Chickamauga, Ga.

December 12, 2018 GMT

William Arthur Chastain age 79, of Chickamauga, Georgia went home to be with The Lord Friday – November 30, 2018.

He was born in Chickamauga to the late Truman S. and Reita Crayton Hartline Chastain. He attended school at Chattanooga Valley and graduated from Bulls Gap High School – Class of 1956. He served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1956 – 1960 on the U.S.S. Odax submarine. He was a former resident of the Mountain View community and had been a resident of Chickamauga since 1979. He was a millwright where he worked for Millco Contractors and served as vice-president, and belonged to the Local #654 and #1544. He was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Rossville, Georgia. Though he had hobbies, he enjoyed spending time with his family more than anything else.

He is survived by his wife of fifty two years: Patricia Ann Ellis Chastain, their children: Carolyn Lea (Marty) Loggins, William Thomas “Billy” (Kathy) Chastain all of Chickamauga, GA, sisters: Blanch Devries, Sannie Chastain both of Hixson, TN, brothers: Charles “T.C.” (Emma) Chastain of Ringgold, GA, Melvin (Margaret) Chastain of Soddy Daisy, TN, grandchildren: Camilla Loggins, Jessie Loggins, Austin Chastain, Dylan Bates, several nieces and nephews.

Visitation: Sunday from 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Monday morning prior to the service at the funeral home.

Funeral services: 2:00 pm – Monday – December 3, 2018 in the chapel with Reverend: Barry Williams officiating.

Burial: Chickamauga Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to one of Bill’s favorite charities: The Salvation Army, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or Chattanooga Food Bank.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – Chickamauga Chapel, Chickamauga, Georgia.

Online register book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.