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Mr. Howard Chaney, 74, Taylor County KY (1941-2016)

Mr. Chaney was a coal miner and a semi-truck assemblyman. His love for his family was paramount in his life; his playful spirit and witty tongue will be long remembered. He professed faith in Christ and enjoyed meeting new people while attending multiple churches.

A celebration of life and memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 4pmCT/5pmET at the Mullens First Pentecostal Holiness, Guyandotte Avenue, Mullens, WV 25882. Cremation rites were accorded Mr. Chaney by the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY. He will be laid to rest beside his parents in Beckley, West Virginia.

Mr. Howard Chaney of Campbellsville departed this life on January 13, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Greensburg, Green County, KY, being 74 years, 6 months, and 11 days of age. He was the son of the late Walter Everett and Olive Marie (Smith) Chaney, born in Pikeville, KY on July 2, 1941

Mr. Chaney leaves to cherish his memory:
  • His wife of 51 years: Patricia "Patty" Chaney,

  • Four children: Kim Davis and husband Gordon and Howard Chaney, Jr., both of Campbellsville, Paul David Chaney and wife LaLonnie of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, and Tracey Chaney, also of Campbellsville,

  • Six siblings,

  • Six grandchildren,

  • And a host of other extended family and close friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of donations to the Green River Ministries Homeless Shelter. Those may be made online here or in person at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718.

Send condolences to the family of Mr. Howard Chaney

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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