March 9, 1947 - October 8, 2016
Ronnie Lee Chafin, 69, of Bristol, VA passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Select Specialty Hospital in Bristol, TN. He was born in Castlewood, VA on March 9, 1947, a son of the late Howard and Alta Willis Chafin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Chafin Carrier and Patsy Sue Chafin Huffman and two brothers, Roger Chafin and Dewitt Chafin. He was raised on a farm in Russell County, VA, one of seven children. He worked for Town & Country Auto Parts and was a truck driver at Musselwhite Drum Service. His hobbies were raising horses, mules, and hunting. Ronnie is survived by his life partner of 28 years, Betty Musselwhite; four daughters, Jackie Chafin and fiance Bryan Simerly, Rhonda Smithson and husband Sammy, Pam Chadwell and husband Sonny, and Delores Cross; grandchildren, Austin, Megan, Wyatt, Brandon, and Tasha; great grandchildren, Rylee, Lindsey, and Jacey; two brothers, Lincoln Chafin and wife Hallie and Douglas "Cheebo" Chafin and wife Teresa; and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Intensive Care Unit at Bristol Regional Medical Center, everyone on the 5th floor at Select Speciality Hospital, Scott and Jennie Kiser, and his brother Lincoln and wife Hallie for all their visits and prayers while Ronnie was in the hospital. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services, 417 Lee St., Bristol, VA. The funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Dan Birchfield officiating. The committal service and interment will follow the funeral at Mountain View Cemetery, Bristol, VA. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Ronnie Lee Chafin, 69, of Bristol, VA passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Select Specialty Hospital in Bristol, TN. He was born in Castlewood, VA on March 9, 1947, a son of the late Howard and Alta Willis Chafin. In addition to his parents,... View Obituary & Service Information
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