Charles Kenneth “Sonny” Chidester

Charles Kenneth “Sonny” Chidester, age 74, of Rock Cave, died on Monday, October 3, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was born on April 26, 1948, in Buckhannon a son of the late Charles Daris and Millie Irene Wilson Chidester. He was united in marriage on November 3, 1973, to Brenda Jo Moore Chidester, who survives.

In addition to his father and mother he was preceded in death by one brother Nelson Chidester and two sisters: Phyllis Irene Conrad and Patricia Eileen Chidester.

Surviving are four brothers:  Carl Ralph Miller and wife Betty of Buckhannon, Randy Chidester, Mark Chidester, and Rick Chidester and wife Tammy all of Abbott; three sisters:  Rita Rice and husband Tom of French Creek, Cheryl “Sherry” Gaunt and husband Gary, Karen Miller and husband Steve all of Abbott; several nieces and nephews.

Sonny was a first responder and volunteer with both Adrian Volunteer Fire Department and also Banks District Volunteer Fire Department in Rock Cave. He attended the Rock Cave United Methodist Church.

Graveside services and interment will be held at the Beechtown Cemetery on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 11:00 AM with Pastor Becky Swisher officiating. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your favorite charity. 

Online condolences may be extended to the Chidester family at The Chidester family has entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services with funeral arrangements.  

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