Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 26, 2013

Haven L. Chinault

PETERSTOWN — Haven L. Chinault

PETERSTOWN — Haven L. Chinault, age 90, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013 at REX Hospital in Raleigh, N.C. after a brief illness.

Born September 3, 1922 in Rainelle, W.Va., he was the son of the late Lonnie and Lottie King Chinault. Haven was a member of the Peterstown Missionary Baptist Church for the past 58 years where he served in various positions. He retired in 1987 from the Celanese Corporation after 38 years of service. After he retired, Haven spent several years traveling around the United States with his wife and particularly enjoyed his six trips to Alaska. Haven always loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter, fisherman and hiker of the Appalachian Trail. Haven served his country for three years in Europe in the US Army during WWII and rose to rank of staff sergeant.

In addition to his parents Haven was preceded in death by his sister Loretta Hartley. Survivors include his wife of 65 years Allyne May Boggs Chinault; three sons, Craig Chinault and wife Barbie, of Derwood, Md.; Neil Chinault and wife Chuckie, of Cary, N.C.; Dale Chinault and wife Dee, of Fort Mill, S.C.; grandchildren Lisa Schreiner, Sharon Young, Lauren Chinault, Alena Chinault, Diana Chinault, Melissa Chinault; great-grandchildren Sydney Schreiner, Bryson Schreiner, Adam Young and Alissa Young.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, W.Va., with the Rev. Jon Jennings officiating. Burial will follow in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Sam Black Church, W.Va. Friends may call from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2013 at the funeral home. Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Chinault family at

Memorial donations can be made to the Peterstown Missionary Baptist Church Roof Fund, PO Box 670, Peterstown, WV 24963.

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, W.Va.



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