Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Russell Lee Chastain 1958-2012

Russell Lee Chastain, son of Elmer E. and Vera Chastain, was born December 4, 1958 in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He passed away July 13, 2012 in his home having attained the age of 53 years.

Russell grew up and attended school in Waynesville and graduated from Waynesville High School in 1977. He went on to further his education at the University of Missouri – Rolla and graduated in 1981.

Russell worked for several years and was presently employed at Ozark Roll Shutter Manufacturing. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching movies. In fact, if you wanted to know something about a movie, just ask Russell. He was a big movie buff and he also enjoyed music-mostly the 70’s and 80’s music. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He attended St. Robert Assembly of God Church and attended whenever he was able.

Russell will be sadly missed by all those that knew and loved him. He leaves to cherish his memory his father: Elmer Chastain of St. Robert, MO; sister: Linda Chastain of Lee’s Summit, MO; brother-in-law: Michael Wolf of Lee’s Summit, MO; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Russell was preceded in death by his mother, Vera and one brother Elmer Chastain, Jr.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2012 in the First Assembly of God Church of St. Robert with Pastor Chris Wiggs officiating. The songs “I’ll Fly Away”, “Jerusalem My Destiny” and “Go Rest High on that Mountain” were played. Greg Glen and Ken Chastain recalled their wonderful memories of Russell. Serving as escorts were George Chastain, Ken Chastain, Randy Chastain, Mike Wolf, Jye Gree, Chris Bealhen and John Nees.

Burial followed in the Ozark Memorial VFW Post 3176 Cemetery of St. Robert. Services were under the direction of Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville / St. Robert.

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