OBITUARY

Bernard Norbert Chisley

November 16, 1922October 27, 2018
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Bernard (Bernie) Norbert Chisley was born on November 16, 1922, to the late Eleanor W. Chisley and Bernard Chisley. He was the middle child of seven children. He was born in Pomfert, Maryland, where he attended public school. Bernard was also an avid sports fan, from college to pro sports to Golf, and Tennis he enjoyed it all.

Bernard enlisted in the Army in June 1942 and was drafted in April 1943. He served two three-year terms. He loved planes and flying. After 10 years of serving with the Air Force, Bernard began working for the David Taylor Research Center, where he retired after servicing 40 faithful years with the Navy and to the Federal Government of the United States.

While serving one on his terms on a furlough in 1949, he met the love of his life (the late) Evelyn Ward Chisley. Later that year, they both decided to buy their home in Washington, DC, where they resided and raised their four children. Bernard loved his gum and to hum.

Bernard leaves behind to cherish his memory his two children, Janice Nnawulezi and Willa Shumate; four grandchildren, Robert Jameson, Lawon Ferguson (Pastor George Ferguson), Ronald Shaw (Carmen Shaw) and Sheilesha Young (Walter Young); ten great-grandchildren, Takia Jenifer, Robert Jenifer, Roneal Jenifer, Iesha Jameson, Nicole Shaw, India Jameson, Imani Jones, Iasiah Young, Island Young, and Khadafi Williams; one great-great grandchild, Noah Vessels; and a host of nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends on Friday, November 9 from 9:30 a.m. until time of service 10:30 a.m. at Fort Lincoln Funeral Home, 3401 Bladensburg Road, Brentwood, MD 20722. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery

Services

  • Visitation Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Committal Friday, November 9, 2018
REMEMBERING

Bernard Norbert Chisley

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Fort Lincoln Funeral Home Staff

November 9, 2018

The Staff of Fort Lincoln Funeral Home wishes to express to you, your family and friends, our sincere and deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. Please know those we love remain with us for love itself lives on, and cherished memories never fade because a loved one's gone. Those we love can never be more than a thought apart, for as long as there is memory, they'll live on in the heart. (Mary Ramish)

Dr. George & Min. Lawan Ferguson

November 9, 2018

Flowers in loving memory to Bernard Chisley and the Chisley family.

May the LORD bless you, and keep you, and smile upon you.

Dr. George St. A. Ferguson, Founder, Pastor, and Bishop
Min. Lawan D. Ferguson, Associate Minister
Christ Creative Baptist Church
Temple Hills, MD

George and Lawan Ferguson

November 2, 2018

Family,

As we lay our Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Uncle, Cousin, Friend and Patriarch of our family to rest, we pray strength and peace to all. Let the memories and love fill out hearts as we come together to Honor his memories.

We love you all. God's Blessings to you always.

Pastor George and Min. Lawan Ferguson
Christ Creative Baptist Church

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