Donald "Donnie" Ray Chancey Sr. 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 9, 2021.
He was born on July 6, 1937, in Louisville, Kentucky. Donnie grew up in Fairdale KY with his parents, Malcolm Sr. and Lula along with 6 brothers and 2 sisters and his lifelong buddy Mike Shirley. He worked in the food industry for 50 years and was an avid UK fan. Donnie married his sweetheart, Joyce Whitenack, on March 6, 1959, and they raised 2 children in a strong Christian home. He was a very devoted and loving Grandaddy to 3 adoring grandkids. Don was a faithful member of Hazelwood Baptist Church for over 60 years where he served the Lord as a Deacon, Trustee, Sunday School teacher, athletic coach, custodian and any other capacity necessary to spread the good news of Jesus Christ. Matthew 25:23 The master said, "Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let's celebrate together!"
He leaves cherished memories for his wife Joyce; children Connie Byrd and Donn Chancey (Pam); grandchildren, Kayla Clawson (Randall), Luke and Joshua Chancey and great grandchild, Emmett Clawson. Additionally many extended family members and dear lifelong friends, the Ray's and Shirley's.
Funeral service is 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 15, 2021, Hazelwood Baptist Church, 4201 Taylor Blvd. with visitation at the same location on Thursday, January 14th, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Friday 11:00 a.m. until time of service. For those unable to attend in person, the service will be live streamed from the Hazelwood Baptist Church Facebook page, following is the link: https://m.facebook.com/pg/hbc1louisville/about/
The family requests in lieu of flowers that contributions be made to Hazelwood Baptist Church - Building Fund.
Donnie will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery.
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