Chaffin, William R

WILLIAM RAY CHAFFIN, 85, of Russell, Ky., formerly of Kenova, W.Va., passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018, at his residence. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, with Rev. Danny E. Keaton officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Kenova. He was born November 17, 1932, in Fort Gay, W.Va., a son of the late Christopher and America Perry Chaffin. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy and retired from Armco, having been the Supervisor of Maintenance. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Mauntrey Marie Crisel Chaffin and a daughter, Sally Chaffin Thacker Edwards. Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Shirley Chaffin and Mary Keaton (Danny); two sons and daughters-in-law, Danny Chaffin (Maureen) and Rick Chaffin (Gerri Beth); nine grandchildren, Traci Thacker, Steven Thacker, Scott Chaffin, Erin Maddox, Chris Chaffin, Leslie Keaton, Michele Keaton, Billie Nino and Rylee Chaffin and five great- grandchildren, Ryan, Cannon, Cali, Leland and Myra. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ashland Animal Rescue Fund, 12365 Kevin Ave., Ashland, KY 41102. Online condolences may be expressed at