Chester Barbee

Hamilton County

Chester Ray Barbee, 53, a lifetime resident of Harrison, Tenn., passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at his residence. He was employed with Maytag. He liked to hunt and fish in his spare time. Mr. Barbee was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Lee Barbee; son, Jeffrey Allen Barbee; sister, Brenda Gail Barbee and brother, Charlie Barbee. Survivors include his wife; Angela Barbee of Harrison, Tenn.; mother, Virginia Beatrice Harden Barbee of Harrison, Tenn.; four children, Billy Barbee of Harrison Tenn., David Lee Barbee of Cleveland, Jacob Cook and Destiny Wilbanks, both of Harrison, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Abby and Tyler Elliott of Birchwood, David and Caitlyn Barbee of Cleveland; four sisters, Carolyn Monds of Harrison, Patricia Harrison of Rossville, Ga., Donna Parks of Chattanooga, and Linda Giamportone of Harrison; one brother, Randall Lee Barbee of Harrsion, Tenn.; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 3, at Noon in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Reverend Ronnie Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery with Joe Norman, Jerry Norman, John Wayne Monds, Toby Barbee. Eddie Harrison, John Henry Knight and Bunkie Sims serving as pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. His family will receive friends today and Wednesday, Jan. 2, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Barbee family guestbook at

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