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Henry Wayne Chauncey

March 16, 1949 — March 25, 2023




Waynesville – Henry Wayne Chauncey, 74, of Waynesville passed away Saturday afternoon (March 25, 2023) at his residence after an extended illness.

Born in Poulan, GA his parents were Wildon Chauncey and Beulah Whitaker Chauncey. He is also preceded in death by his 2 brothers, Michael Chauncey and Jeffery Chauncey.

Henry was a manager at the Marine Base and served in the United States Air force for 6 years and played baseball while there.  He enjoyed traveling and visiting different places, fishing, bird watching, and watching football and baseball.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Chauncey of Waynesville; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert Chauncey (Shannon) of Griffin, GA; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, April Curles (Leland) of Savannah and Lila Parker (Jason) of Waynesville; 4 grandchildren, Jacob Curles, Shelby Chauncey, Matt Redding and Paisley Johnson; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

The family will have a memorial service at a later date.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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