Jimmie C. Chess, 73, died at 1:10 p.m. May 10, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
He was born May 13, 1939, in Dott, W.Va., to Arthur L. and Lola Steele Chess, who preceded him in death. On Dec. 18, 1959, he married Ann Ulrich, who survives.
Mr. Chess attended Lighthouse Church of God, Elida. He enjoyed sports, hunting and fishing. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed. We will see him again in heaven.
Survivors also include two sons, Jimmy (Linda) Chess and Jerry Chess; two grandchildren, Alisha and Zachary Chess; and a brother, Beauford Chess.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Daymon and Claude Chess; and a sister, Stella Chess Cuff.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Eastside Chapel. Pastor Larry Ayers will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.