DANIELSVILLE - Robert “Bobby” Chafin Sr. passed away Saturday, February 1, 2014.
A native of Oglethorpe County, he was the son of the late John Robert and Sue Belle Arthur Chafin. He retired as pressroom supervisor at Athens Banner-Herald after 33 years and was a member of Anchor Bible Church in Hull.
Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Gail Compton Chafin, Danielsville; daughters, Karen Petty and husband, Jack, Middleburg, Fla. and Lynn Wheeler and husband, Dennis, Byron; sons, Robert Chafin Jr., Green Cove Springs, Fla. and Donald Chafin and wife, Lori, Nicholson; stepdaughter, Sherry Jackson, Athens; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, in the chapel at Bernstein Funeral Home with the Rev. Barry Black officiating. Entombment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Anchor Bible Church, 340 Billy Dillard Rd., Hull, GA 30646.
Online condolences may be offered at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.