Emory Nolon Chestnut, 80, of Orangeburg passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 24, 2022.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg. Rev. Samuel Leonard will be officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, 2720 Broughton Street, Orangeburg with full military honors.
The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Thompson Funeral Home prior to the funeral service and at other times at the home of Michael and Stephanie Chestnut, at 318 Kendall Road in Neeses.
Mr. Chestnut was born on September 2, 1941, in Lumberton, N.C. He was the son of the late Nolan Lee Chestnut and the late Olzie Goodwin Chestnut. He served his country in the United States Navy where he retired after over 22 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Post 4.
Survivors include his wife, Margie E. Chestnut of the home; son, Michael (Stephanie) Chestnut of Neeses; daughter, Robin (Richard) England of Prosperity; grandson, Seth Chestnut; brothers, Roy (Marcie) Chestnutt of FL, Gene (Naomi) Chestnutt of TX; sister, Margie Lee of N.C. and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association at 3108 Clark St, Columbia, S.C. 29201.