Dewey A Chancey, Sr.
Dewey A Chancey, Sr.
August 26, 2018 - October 22, 2018


Dewey Allen Chancey, Sr., 73, of Lakeland passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 following an extended illness.

Dewey was born in Palatka on August 26, 1945 to the late Fred and Miriam Chancey. He was a 1965 graduate of Palatka High School and then attended St. Johns River State College (formerly St. Johns River Jr. College). He later joined the military and became a member of the United States Coast Guard, eventually settling in Lakeland to raise his family with former spouse, Shirley. There Dewey started a career in waste water and water management.

He enjoyed bowling, sports, music, and VWs as his hobbies.

He was preceded in death by his honorary brother, Larry Brooks.

Surviving are two sons, Dewey Chancey, Jr. and Stephen Chancey; siblings, Barry (Gail) Hendrick, Charlene Longworth, Ray (Susan) Gerbich, Jimmy Perry; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and close family friends, Sara Brooks and Amber Farrow.

Graveside services will be 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in Oak Hill East Cemetery with visitation at the cemetery an hour before the service. A Celebration of Life will follow the service at the Uncork and Unwind, 114 S. 2nd St., Palatka, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Messages of sympathy and encouragement may be expressed in his online guestbook at:

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of local arrangements.

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