2018-02-08 / Obituaries

Ronnie Alan Chafin

Ronnie Alan Chafin, 70, of Augusta entered into rest on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at University Hospital.

Mr. Chafin was born September 28, 1947, in Washington, Georgia, to the late Carroll A. and Sara F. Chafin. He was an active member of the U.S. Navy and fought in the Vietnam War aboard the USS Kitty Hawk and got to travel the world.

He later retired as a long haul truck driver and enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, reading, and playing flight simulator games on his computer.

Chafin is preceded in death by his father, Carroll A. Chafin, his mother, Sara F. Chafin, and his sister, Lynda C. Chafin, all of Augusta.

Survivors include a sister, Dianne G. Holder (Randall) of Swainsboro, Georgia; a son, Vernard “Alan” Chafin (Jessica) of Beech Island, S.C.; a son, Marion E. Chafin (Leyla) of Virginia Beach, Virginia; six grandchildren, VaCaria, Bethany, Chase, Caitlyn, Analiese, and Phoebe; nieces and nephews.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at a later date. Check the fueral home website for the service update. Online condolences maybe expressed at www. arlingtonfuneral.com.

Arlington Burial and Cremation of Augusta is in charge of arrangements.

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