Howard N. Chesbro, age 89, of Clinton

Howard N. Chesbro, age 89, of Clinton, TN passed away from cancer on May 1, 2021 at the Water’s Nursing Home in Clinton. He was born on May 30, 1931 in Noank, Connecticut to the late Leroy and Minnie Tanner Chesbro. Howard was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Clinton, TN. He graduated from Robert E Fitch High School in 1949 Groton, Connecticut, then enlisted in United States Air Force and served in Korea as a radio operator and continued as a missile tech for 16 years. He was employed by U.S. Naval underwater Sound Laboratory in New London, Conn as Surface Ship Sonar Tech. prior to retiring in 1986. Howard was single and member of VFW and American Legion.  His hobbies were puzzles and coloring. Howard resided recently at Meadow View Assisted Living in Clinton, TN prior to going to the Nursing Home. In addition to his parents, Howard is preceded in death by, sister-in-law, Mary Chesbro and great niece, Kristy N. Morgan.
Survived by:
Brothers…….Richard P. Chesbro, Leroy N. Chesbro and wife Nancy
Nieces…………Teresa Robinson, Pamela DiPasquale and Ronda G. Chesbro
Several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friend. The family will receive friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 3:00-5:00PM with the service to follow at 5:00pm with the Dr. Darryl Taylor officiating. Howard wishes where to be buried at Sea aboard a US Navy Vessel.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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