Chester Charles Haynes, age 88, originally from Fort Worth, Texas, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. He lived in Orlando, Florida, with his son and daughter-in-law, William and Sheila Haynes. Following high school, Chester enlisted in the United States Air Force from 1952 to 1972. After he completed his military service obligations and retired as a Master Sergeant, he moved his family to Maryville, Tennessee. He worked in the general aviation and manufacturing industries until he fully retired in 2005. He and his wife, Anita Haynes, moved to Johnson City, Tennessee to be close to family. After the death of his wife of 60 years, Chester moved to Florida in 2015 to be close to his sons. Chester is also preceded in death by his middle son, Samuel Haynes (2019) and survived by his sons, William Haynes and Charles Haynes; sister, Ila Wisdom. Family and friends will assemble at 1:00 PM for Graveside Service and Interment on Thursday September 16, 2021, at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
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