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Born: January 18, 1922

Place of Birth: Palmyra, MO

Death: December 9, 2012

Place of Death: Overland, MO

Occupation: Christian Minister

Memorial donations may be made to:
Seventh Day Church of God
3301 Ashby Road
St. Ann, MO 63074

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Richard Louis Chatfield

    January 18, 1922  -  December 9, 2012
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Life Legacy

Reverend Richard L. "Tunney" Chatfield, peacefully went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 9, 2012, surrounded by all those who loved him.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Helen Sweetwood Chatfield; parents, Luama and Maggie Bagley Chatfield; two sisters, Angie Buddy and Lila Page; and two brothers, Jesse and Elmer Chatfield.

He is survived by his four children, Rosalie Whitworth and her husband, Clarence, of St. John, MO, Diane Jenkins and her husband, Tim, of Overland, MO, Richard Chatfield II and his wife, Louise, of Marthasville, MO, and Daniel Chatfield of Dallas, TX. He was a loving grandfather of eleven and great-grandfather of twelve, uncle, cousin and dear friend of many.

Reverend Chatfield held a Masters with the Missouri Chaplain Association of Divinity and a B.S. in Christian Counseling. He was a chaplain for the Metropolitan St. Louis Police Association and devoted his life to the ministry of our Lord as a minister of the Church of God Seventh Day for fifty years. He served our country honorably in the National Guard during World War II.

Visitation at BAUMANN COLONIAL CHAPEL, 2504 Woodson Road, Overland, on Thursday, December 13 from 3:00 to 9:00pm. Funeral Service also at BAUMANN COLONIAL CHAPEL on Friday, December 14 at 12:00pm. Graveside service and burial follow at Mount Lebanon Cemetery, 11101 St. Charles Rock Road, Saint Ann, MO.

Memorials given to his church, Church of God Seventh Day, 3301 Ashby Road, Saint Ann, MO 63074, are appreciated by his family.