Paul Wayne Chatham

16 March, 194619 January, 2022
Obituary of Paul Wayne Chatham
Paul Wayne Chatham, age 75, of Hickory, NC, passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Frye Regional Medical Center. He was born in Fayette, West Virginia to the late Joseph Paul Chatham and Norma Ilene Jones Chatham. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 46 years, Linda Matthews Chatham; daughters, Rebecca Martin, Connie Wiessner and husband Rodney, Tracy Chatham; grandchildren, Kayla Sharkey, Alex Sharkey, James Kelly, Sierra Yates, and Cassandra Ladd; great grandchildren, Lily, Kiersten, Lucy-Anne, Paisley, Winry, Ember, Blayse, Serena, and Mia Grace. The family will receive friends prior to the service at Drum Funeral Home from 1 to 2pm. A celebration of life service will be held at Drum Funeral Home Chapel at 2pm Saturday, January 29, 2022 with Pastor Paul Deal officiating. Condolences may be sent to the Chatham family at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to: Winklers Grove Baptist Church at 3320 9th Ave Dr NW Hickory, NC 28601 and or to American Cancer Society at PO Box 11796 Charlotte, NC 28220. The Chatham family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover, NC.

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  • Winklers Grove Baptist Church 3320 9th Ave Dr NW, Hickory, North Carolina 28601
  • American Cancer Society PO Box 11796, Charlotte, North Carolina 28220

Past Services

Saturday, 29 January, 2022

Receiving of Friends

Saturday, 29 January, 2022

Celebration of Life

Saturday, 29 January, 2022