James Kenneth Chastain, 55, of 208 South Third Street died Thursday at his residence.
Born in Greenville, SC, he was a son of Sara Pruitt and the late William Ernest Chastain. Mr. Chastain was a graduate of Easley High School. Mr. Chastain served his country as a Corporal in the US Marine Corps. He was a skilled carpenter and a member of Edgewood Church of Christ.
Mr. Chastain is survived by two sons, James Chastain and his wife Bobbi of Moncks Corner and Josh Chastain and his wife Crystal; one daughter, Jennifer Matthews, of Pensacola FL; one brother, William Chastain, Jr. of the home; three sisters, Nancy Youngblood of Anderson, Susan King and her husband Gary, and Janet Bowen and her husband Ken of Easley; five grandchildren, April, Vikki, Michael, Shanna, and Kirtin all of Easley; and girlfriend and caregiver of seventeen years Susan Simmons of the home; and her children Shane Simmons and his wife Marie of Easley and Angie Simmons of Liberty.
The body is at Robinson Funeral Home ~ Downtown where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Saturday evening July 29, 2006.
The family requests that floral expressions be limited to house plants only.
The family is at the home.
Robinson Funeral Home ~ Downtown is assisting the family with arrangements.