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John Chaffin – Metz Mortuary

    John Chaffin
    John Chaffin, age 68, of York, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 in York.

    He was born Sept. 25, 1947 in Cookeville, Tenn. to Marion and JoNell (Outland) Chaffin. He was united in marriage to Kathy Wolfe on April 9, 1977 in Des Plaines, Ill. A graduate of Murray State University and the University of Illinois, he devoted his live to teaching and ministry, beginning in Reidland, Ky., Mount Prospect, Ill., Russellville and Glasgow Ky., Beedeville, Ark., before moving to Norcross, Ga. where he taught at Greater Atlanta Christian School, directing the A Cappella Chorus, started the band program and taught high school Bible courses. He was a member of the East Hill Church of Christ in York and enjoyed woodworking and participating in church activities.  

    He is survived by a son, Michael (Sarah) Chaffin of Maumelle, Ark.; one daughter, Melody (Joel) Coehoorn of York; four grandchildren, Alice Coehoorn, Ryan Coehoorn, Avery Chaffin and her little sister or brother due July of 2016; one brother, Terry (Ruth Ann) Chaffin of Paducah, Ky.; nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.  

    John has been cremated and private family services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial gift in John’s name to Georgia Agape, by donating online at Georgia or by calling Dana Stanley at 770-452-9995, Ext. 204. ​

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