Donald Wayne Chester, 66, of Hendersonville passed away Friday, December 9, 2011 at his home. Born in Miami, FL, he was a son of the late Reginald G. Chester and Margaret E. Peacock and step-father, Everette Peacock.
He served his country in the US Navy on the USS McMorris. Hendersonville became his home in 1981.
He is survived by two sisters, Norma Shipman of Hendersonville and Peggy L. Conerly of OR; a step-brother, Terrell ìTerryî McLemore of MO; four nieces, Patricia, Katherine, Carolyn and Colleen; two nephews, David and Scott; several great-nieces and great-nephews and dear friends, Mellissa and Eliza.
A funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.