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James "Hornet" Chancey

May 6, 1955 December 24, 2020
James "Hornet"  Chancey
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Obituary for James "Hornet" Chancey

James "Hornet" Chancey, age 65, of Rosiclare, IL passed away on December 24, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.

He was born on May 6, 1955 to James W. and Donna Jo (Watson) Chancey in Rosiclare, IL.
He grew up with his brother, Doug, and sister, Susie. Many cousins and one Aunt Mary Lynn Roberts. He graduated from the Ridgeway High School

After his father passed he began working at Ronnie’s gas station and he always went with Ronnie to pick up cars. After Ronnie and Mary Kay closed the station he went to Baldwins Body Shop. Ronnie and Mary Kay were like parents to him and Kevin Baldwin was like a brother.

Hornet also loved cookouts and playing cards with friends and family. He went to the Pope County Workshop and worked every day. He loved attending church and hearing sermons

He was the Cardinals #1 Fan. He could tell you the plays and stats of every player as he attended numerous games. “B” Sumners, Bobby Anderson and Scotty Riester were Hornet’s buddies cheering the team on. Bro. Roy Baker and son took Hornet to St. Louis games.

Hornet is survived by his sister, Susie Douglas and two nephews Michael and Brandon Blair.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Doug Chancey.

Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m. on December 28, 2020 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Bro. Fred Birch will conduct the service. Interment will follow at Empire Cemetery in Elizabethtown, IL. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. till time of service at the funeral home.

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Visitation

Monday

28

Dec

11:00 AM 12/28/2020 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 12/28/2020 1:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home

1099 State HWY 145 N
PO Box 69
Eddyville , IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home
1099 State HWY 145 N Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Monday

28

Dec

1:00 PM 12/28/2020 1:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home

1099 State HWY 145 N
PO Box 69
Eddyville , IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home
1099 State HWY 145 N Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Empire Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rt 146 East
Elizabethtown, il 62931

Rt 146 East Elizabethtown 62931 il
United States
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