Fred B. Chatham

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I knew Fred Chatham when he was a young Marine, stationed at the Naval Ordance Plant in S. Char. WV, for prep to going overseas.
A nicer person I never met. A perfect gentleman in every way. I was very fortunate to have known him.
He came to visit me in Charleston once when he was released from the Marine Corp. Our distances in 1946 prevented us from very many visitations. Me being just out of high school and him a man

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Posted by: Hope Hammond Whiting - Charleston,, WV - Friend in 1944   Jan 12, 2013

Nancy- I know your pain. It's hard to let go of a loved one but the knowledge that they no longer are in pain and that they are in a better place does bring comfort. May God watch over you and bring you peace. Norma

Posted by: Norma Oquendo - FL   Mar 09, 2010

Crystal & Family, May God's mercy & strength keep you thru the days ahead.And when the days seem the darkest,remember that your Grandfather is in a far better place than we are now.There is a song called Knowing You'll be There Makes It Easy to go Home.It talks about the times we'll spend in eternity with each other & I'm sure Fred would tell you to look forward to those days ahead,when you meet in Heaven,no doubt that is His home now. Glenda Pettigrew

Posted by: Glenda Pettigrew - Burlington, NC   Mar 08, 2010

I met Mr. Chatham a few years ago and when we made the first eye contact I knew then it was something about him that was special. He knew the Lord and most of our conversations were about the Lord. I will truely miss Him. My Condolences goes out to Nancy Alcorn and the Family. Nancy you did a great job.

Posted by: James I. Tyner - Burlington, NC   Mar 08, 2010

Nancy, My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family in this time of sorrow. May the lord bless and keep you through the following days. Just know he is in a better place and is with his lord and savior. Sincerely, Beth

Posted by: Beth Robistow - Burlington, NC   Mar 08, 2010

Nancy & Family - I met Brother Fred at the Florence Memorial Baptist Church in 1975 for the first time. He always was a true Christian gentleman who loved his Lord, his family, his church and God's people. I count it a true blessing and privilege to have known Fred. When he sat down at the piano or with his "gold-flaked" bass guitar to sing, the love of the Lord came out from deep within. Everytime that I returned to

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Posted by: Karl E. Hellmann - Denver, PA   Mar 08, 2010

Dylan, We are sorry for the passing of your great grandfather.I know you made lots of memories with him. Hold on to those memories. That is how you will remember him. Take care of mom.We both love you, Grandpa and Granny Luck

Posted by: debbie luck - gibsonville, NC   Mar 08, 2010

We are very sorry for your loss. Hold on to the many memories that you have. As you go through this journey of life may the lord comfort and strenghten you. Darrell and Debbie Luck

Posted by: debbie luck - gibsonville, NC   Mar 08, 2010