Mr. Ralph E Chastain

June 8, 1942August 6, 2021

Mr. Ralph E Chastain, age 79, of Hanahan, South Carolina passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021. Ralph was born June 8, 1942 in Indianapolis, IN.

Ralph was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years Nancy May (DeCota) Chastain.

Ralph survived by sister, Jerilyn Stoll (Albert); brother, Glenn Chastain (Joyce); daughters Diana Chastain and Sonja Reynolds (Mike); son, David Chastain (Rhonda); grandkids, Timothy Keeton (Jennifer), Justin Reynolds, Ryan Reynolds (Amy), Hunter Chastain and Dakota Chastain

Mr. Chastain served in the Air Force in the Communication Department. He was a Baptist Minister for 50 years. In his free time he loved to fish, hunt and spend quality time with his family. Ralph always talked a lot about growing up on the farm in Indiana, as a boy. with lots of fond memories.

There will be a Life Well Celebrated Service at the Gospel Light Baptist Church, 8723 Salamander Road, North Charleston, SC. The date and time will be announced on Monday, August 9th. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Chastain family.


  • Visitation at Gospel Light Baptist Church

    Wednesday, August 11, 2021

  • Funeral Service at Gospel Light Baptist Church

    Wednesday, August 11, 2021

  • Interment at Beaufort National Cemetery

    Thursday, August 12, 2021


Mr. Ralph E Chastain

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William "Bill" & Sharon Emmons

August 8, 2021

Diana and family, we are Soo sorry for your loss of your dad.. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Please accept our sincerest condolences. ❤️🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏.