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Dennis S. Chastain

Maumelle, AR

Dennis S. Chastain, 94, of Maumelle, passed away August 9, 2010. Born in Damascus, Arkansas to James Wesley and Nancy Burroughs Chastain, he was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, serving four years in the South Pacific. He served the Army Corps of Engineers for 42 years at Table Rock and Greers Ferry Dams.
Preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 65 years, Willie Edwards Chastain and infant son, Alvan Dennis, he is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Dean Starry of Maumelle; grandson, Michael Dietrich (Heidi) of Fayetteville; great-grandchildren, Kristin, Christopher, Alex and Ian Dietrich; brother, Ernest Chastain of Heber Springs; sister-in-law, Rosemary Edwards Bynum; niece, Wanda Jo Kilburn of Oregon; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Saturday, August 14 at 12 noon at Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct. (NW corner I-630 and Barrow Rd.), officiated by Allan Quallman, followed by interment at Rest Hills Memorial Park in Sherwood. Visitation will be Friday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society and the Alzheimer's Foundation. Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501) 224-2200. Mr. Chastain's online guestbook may be signed at

Published August 12, 2010

Little Rock Funeral Home
8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-224-2200