Swonnie Ray Chasteen, 90, husband of the late Mildred Chasteen, died Tuesday, May 25, 2021.
Born in Piedmont, SC, he was the son of the late James and Cora Pitts Chasteen, Sr.
Mr. Chasteen was a member of Siloam Baptist Church. He retired from Belk Simpson as a men’s clothing manager and buyer. He was also a bi-vocational minister of music at several churches in the Greenville area. Swonnie was a mason and enjoyed working in his yard.
He is survived by his daughters, Nadine Chasteen and Naomi Schilling; grandson, Shane Schilling and his wife, Casey; granddaughter, Christi Anglin; three great-grandsons, Seth Anglin, Preston Schilling, and Sebastian Brooks; sister, Viola Yaden; four brothers Rudolph Chasteen, Robert Chasteen, James Oliver Chasteen, Jr., and Roy Lee Chasteen.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Kirk Schilling, great-grandson, Zeke Schilling, sister, Katie Marie Chasteen, and one brother, Wayne Brooks.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, May 30, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at Siloam Baptist Church followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Entombment will be in the Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Memorials may be made to Siloam Baptist Church (music fund), 229 Siloam Rd, Easley, SC 29642; or to the American Stroke Association by visiting www.stroke.org.