Bill Chafin of Huntington

Bill Chafin, 89 of Huntington, WV went home to be with the Lord, Monday, February 21, 2011 at his residence. Funeral services were conducted 1 p.m. Thursday, February 24, at the Reger Funeral Chapel by Pastor Eddie Gandy and Rev. Ron Page. Burial followed in the Maple Hill section of Docks Creek Cemetery, Kenova. Bill was born November 16, 1921 in Ragland, WV a son of the late Henry and Cora McNeely Chafin. He was a retired coal miner and a Baptist by faith. Preceding him in death was his wife Iva Curry Chafin, one daughter Sharon Preece, four brothers, Hayes Chafin, Wilson Chafin and infants, Nathan and Henry Chafin, one sister, Gertude Vernatter. His survivors include one son, Bill Chafin, Jr., of Delbarton, WV; a son-in-law Larry Preece of Huntington, WV; three daughters and sons-in-law, Linda (Billy ) Brumfield, Southgate, MI; Brenda (Larry) Brumfield, Chesapeake, OH; Karen (Rodney) Adkins of Barboursville, WV. Thirteen grandchildren survive as well, Brian Brumfield, Gina Allen, Steve Brumfield, Elaine Tapley, Letha Archibald, Anita Clark, Dwight Adkins, Derek Adkins, Jill Roberts, Craig Preece, Brett Preece, Jennifer Rasmussen,and Sonia Smith; 32 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from noon until 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the Reger Funeral Home, Huntington.