Iralon Chafin, age 69, of Bristol, TN passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at his residence. He was born February 28, 1951 in Russell County, VA, a son of the late Fred and Tiny Little Chafin, and he lived all of his life in the Bristol area. Mr. Chafin was retired from Bristol Compressors, and a member of Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and welding.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Katherine Lorraine Chafin; sister, Darine Reynolds; grandchildren, Brady Leonard, Kassidy Leonard, and Andrew Presnell; and great granddaughter, Kimberlynn Griggs; and great grandson, Logan Joe Cooke. Surviving include his wife, Barbara Ann Wyatt Chafin; mother-in-law, Lucille Bullins Wyatt; children, Dwayne Chafin and wife Amy, Tina Fields and husband Eric, Jason Chafin and wife Cynthia, Shane Chafin and wife Brandy; step son, Joey Leonard and wife Tammy; thirteen grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, Freddie Thomas Chafin; sisters, Catherine Booher, Shelby Houser and husband Billy, Veanus Chafin; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Sherry and Paul Carrier, Mark and Karen Foster.
The funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Saturday, June 27, 2020 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Rowlett officiating. The family will be meeting at the Mountain View Cemetery at 3:00 pm Saturday following the service. Pallbearers will be Tyler Fields, Jacob Fields, Chris Cooke, Joey Leonard, Anthony Chafin, and Paul Carrier. Honorary pallbearers will be the machine maintenance department of Bristol Compressors. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 1:45pm prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family has chosen to make the livestream of the service available to the public and may be viewed at https://www.oneroomstreaming.com/view/authorise.php?k=159313038265008