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Richard Everett Chilton

Tullahoma - On April 12, 2018 Richard Everett Chilton, Jr age 76 of Tullahoma, entered into rest at his residence. Richard was a veteran of the United States Air Force, during his time of service he was a jet mechanic stationed in Thailand. He was proud of his service in the Vietnam War. He was employed as a crane mechanic for many years at Arnold Engineering and Development Center. He also enjoyed working on cars, going to yard sales and collecting antique farm equipment. He especially loved his dog, Koko. He is preceded in death by his parents Richard Everett and Annie O’dell Hodge Chilton; three brothers John Edwin Chilton, Thomas Walter Chilton and Frankie Lee Chilton; infant daughter Marie.

He is survived by his daughter Wendy Sears; son Richard Lee Chilton; adopted daughter Brandy Nicole Chilton Pack; brother James David Chilton; sister Virginia Mae (Robert) Cornelison; one granddaughter Cadense Nicole Sears; a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from five o’clock in the afternoon until eight o’clock in the evening on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018 at eleven o’clock in the morning at Tullahoma Funeral Home with Pastor Tony King officiating.

Interment will follow at Mt Olivet Cemetery in Estill Springs, TN.

Services

Visitation
Starts: 4/15/18 at 5:00pm
Ends: 4/15/18 at 8:00pm
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Funeral Service
Starts: 4/16/18 at 11:00am
Ends: 4/16/18
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Interment
Starts: 4/16/18 at 11:45am
Ends: 4/16/18
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Estill Springs, TN 37330

Tributes

Suzanne Huber says:

I graduated from Franklin County High School with Richard in 1959. I really thought a lot of him and he will be missed. We both worked at AEDC so I would see him often there. RIP dear friend and classmate. Gone but never forgotten!!!!

Patricia judge says:

Sorry to here about him he was a good man I didn't find out about it thill know so sorry he always was smiling an jocking an cutting up

Patricia judge says:

Sorry to here about him he was a good man I didn't find out about it thill know so sorry he always was smiling an jocking an cutting up

adriana prince says:

just seen this about Richard meet him many years ago and lot touch till a few year ago always send me a Christmas card even last Christmas so sorry he was a very good friend and always had a smile on that pretty face he has a great smile and love his foot ball
sure will miss him sorry for the family loss we also worked at AEDC together back several year back

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