Burgess Lewis Chasteen Jr., age 79, went to be with the Lord on April 19, 2017 in Hamilton, Ohio. He was born to the late Burgess Lewis Chasteen Sr. and Mary Miller on September 18, 1937 in Dreyfus, Kentucky. Burgess worked at Hamilton Tool for over thirty years and served as a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at First Baptist Church of Fairfield. He also enjoyed coaching Fairfield youth sports. After retiring from Hamilton Tool he worked for the Butler County Head Start Program. He was also a member of the Benjamin Franklin Lodge as a Free Mason. Burgess loved spending his time with his family, fishing and woodworking. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Joan Chasteen; 5 children Deborah (Dave) Klinzing, David (Karen) Chasteen, Deanna (Peter) Lagemann, Burgess Lewis (Kelly) Chasteen III, Robert (Holly) Chasteen; 12 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother William (Della) Chasteen, John (Sandy) Chasteen; sister-in-laws Mary Chasteen, Joan Harris and son-in-law Steven Yockey. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Donna Yockey; step-mother Mary Chasteen and brothers Wilbur Chasteen and Ron Harris. A visitation will be held at Ivey Funeral Home at Rose Hill Burial Park Hamilton, Ohio on Monday, April 24, 2017 from 12pm-2pm with a funeral service to follow at 2pm. Burial at Rose Hill Burial Park.
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Debbie - You and your family have been in our thoughts and prayers. May your memories you share bring you peace during this difficult time. Chris & Deb Longawa
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers for the loss of your Father.
Rhonda and Bob Hine.
WILL MISS MY COUSIN AND WISH I COULD HAVE SEEN MORE OF HIM AND WE COULD TALK ABOUT BEARWALLOW LOVE DEB
I worked with Burgess for many years at Hamilton Tool. He was a very nice and kind man! My condolences to your family.
So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Sue and Rick Johnson
Such a nice couple, he and his wife. I worked with them at Head Start. So sorry for your loss.
Burgess was one of finest men I have ever known, he was a Godly man, gentle and caring, loved by all who had the privilege of calling him friend, Joanie and kids you are in my prayers, love you
So sorry for loss. Thoughts & prayers from the Reynolds Family. (Michael & Sandy & Girls)
Jr has been a part of our family for over the 57 years that he and Joanie were married. We shall all miss his warm smile and humor. We mourn his departure but are glad he is no longer suffering. God bless!
Love, Cousin Joyce (Messer) and Jim Cardey
We are so sorry to hear of Burgess's passing. He was a great family man and friend. I know the family is mourning his loss now but know he is in heaven and we all will see him again one day. He has left you all with wonderful memories. I hope those memories will put a smile on your faces and bring you comfort and piece in days to come. The Chasteen family were wonderful neighbors & friends to us. We will be praying for you all as you say goodbye to Burgess. God Bless. Tom & Barb McDowell
I'm so very sorry to hear of Burgess' passing. He was such a wonderful, caring, family man that I had the honor of calling my friend! I wish you strength & peace Joan, Burgess, and Family
My heart and my prayers are with you and your family in this really difficult time the Lord will lift you up in his loving arms and give you his strength and his comfort with much love Doug and Becky Riegert
We are so worry to hear of Burgess passing. Joan you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts . We pray for the Lord to give you the added strength you need at this time. Someday we will all be with Burgess again in Heaven.We love you!
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