Chester Garvin Jr.


Chester Walter Garvin Jr., 63, of Paris, passed away at 9:53 a.m. Friday, Aug. 09, 2019, at his residence. He was retired after working 28 years as a mail carrier with the Paris Post Office. 

A service celebrating his life is 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Templeton Funeral Home. Burial follows in Edgar Cemetery with graveside military rites by American Legion Post #211. Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the funeral home. 

Mr. Garvin was born May 9, 1956, at Paris, the son of the late Chester W. and Bertha Johnson Garvin Sr. He married Chris Ann Scribner May 13, 1978, at Paris, and she survives. 

Other survivors include two children, Matthew W. Garvin of Paris and Angie L. Atkinson of Charleston; a sister, Becky (Bill) Etchison of Paris; six grandchildren, Ethan, Lane and Jaida Atkinson, and Chelsee, Johnathon and Landon Garvin.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, David, Darrell and George Garvin. 

Mr. Garvin was a veteran of the United States Army. He enjoyed playing pool and watching NASCAR, and he was an avid Steeler’s and 76’s fan. Above all else, he loved spending time with his family. 

Memorial donation may be made to Paul Warner Animal Rescue. 

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