Rev. Chason died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at St. Francis North Medical Center. He was a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tenn., and served as a chaplain at the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Rev. Chason was an ordained elder in the Church of The Nazarene. He was recognized as a Kentucky Colonel for his work in prison ministries.
Rev. Chason was preceded in death by his parents, Delmer and Susie Chason.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Mozelle Chason; sons, Steve Chason of Dayton, Texas, Dan Chason of Rayville, La.; daughter, Susan Taylor of Monroe, La.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, John D. Chason, Mike Chason; sisters, Betty Rackley, Alice Chason; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Andy Chason, Jon Miller, Mikey Garoby, Casey Barton, Charles Paxton, and Bo Taylor.
Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Global Treasury Services Church of the Nazarene, P.O. Box 843116, Kansas City, MO 64184-3116.
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