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Clyde Chestnut


Clyde Junior Chestnut, 79, of Middletown, passed away in Boca Raton, Fla. on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Born Thursday, March 24, 1938 in Middletown, he was the son of the late Harvey and Ruth Chestnut.

A foreman, Clyde was retired from Armstrong Ceiling in Marietta. He enjoyed all sports, hunting, watching sprint car and NASCAR racing. He loved musical shows, especially at Hersheypark and was frequently seen at Penny Arcades. He was a collector of all sports memorabilia.

He was predeceased by brothers Donald and Marlin Chestnut, and sisters Betty Williams and Margaret Estep.

He is survived by his son, Todd Chestnut of Concord, N.C.; and daughter Deanna and spouse Elias Zakharia of Boca Raton, Fla.; grandchildren Zachary, Jordan and Landen Chestnut, Natalie, Mariah, Amber, Tiffany and Elianna Zakharia; and sisters Carolyn Updegraff and Caroline Kiem.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Fager-Finkenbinder Funeral Home, 208 North Union Street, Middletown.

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