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Vernal R. Chafin

March 22, 1937 ~ February 19, 2019 (age 81)

Vernal R. Chafin of Ellettsville passed away, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at IU Health-Bloomington Hospital. He was 81 years old.

He was the son of Robert and Alma (Skirvin) Chafin born in Monroe County on March 22, 1937.  He graduated from Unionville High School and attended Indiana and Indiana State University.  He worked for many years at First National Bank and retired from the banking industry.

 Vernal is survived by his wife, Jeanette (Goble) Chafin; two sons and their spouses Clay and Amy and Clarke and Shannon; five grandchildren, Cole, Cameron, Ella, Macy and Marlee; sisters, Donna Chafin and Judy (Joe) Landrey; sister-in-law, Jane Chafin and brother Robert (Kim) Chafin.  He is also survived by aunts, Erma Polley and Ann Chafin.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Fred Chafin. 

Vernal loved his family and church, Mt Pleasant Christian Church where he was good and faithful servant.

Funeral services will be held at Mt Pleasant Christian Church, 3100 Burma Road on Saturday February 23, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Viewing will be held at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville on Friday February 22, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and again one hour prior to the services at the church. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Christian Cemetery.  

Donations may be made to:

Mt Pleasant Christian Church
3100 Burma Road, Gosport IN 47433

Gideon's International
5250 East US Highway 36, Avon IN 46123
Tel: 1-317-745-7700
Web: http://www.2.gideons.org

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