Desmoine Dee Chaffin (1942-2010)
Desmoine Dee Chaffin, 67, a child of God, rests now in his Saviors arms, passing from King's Daughters Medical Center Thursday evening, Jan. 21, 2010. He was born April 4, 1942, in Yatesville, Ky. to the late Mitchell and Dolly Mae Vanover Chaffin.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and served our great nation during the Vietnam War. He was a mechanic for Special Metals Burnaugh Plant for 30 years and a member of the United Steel Workers of America Local 7153. He loved his garden and being outdoors.
He is survived by his adoring wife, Drucilla Ratliff Chaffin. Their union in April of 1964 brought to their home two beautiful children, a son, Jeff Chaffin and wife Kimberly of Flatwoods and Deanna Slone and husband Mike of Kennasaw, Ga. She also leaves behind a brother, Wray Chaffin and wife Brenda of Catlettsburg; three sisters, Sonja Brewer and husband Charles of Catlettsburg, Lillian Kimberlain of Ashland and Claudia Hood and husband George of Flatwoods; and a handsome grandson, Chase Slone, 13, of Kennasaw, Ga.
Funeral ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, at Neal Funeral Home on Center Street in Catlettsburg. Pastor Rick Crews will deliver a message of inspiration. Final rest is in Golden Oaks Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.