Dwight Lynn Chewning

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Dwight Lynn Chewning, 85, husband of Lydia Minor Chewning, a resident of Lewisburg, passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at NHC Health Care of Lewisburg.

Born Sept. 9, 1929, in Coburg, Ky., Lynn was the son of the late Robert Dwight and Helen Gadberry Chewning. He was personnel director for Walker Die Casting. He was an avid woodworker, doing repairs and restorations. Lynn served nine years in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Bill Chewning, and a brother, Ray Chewning.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, David (Tina) Chewning of Cornersville, Michael (Deb) Chewning of Spring Hill and Larry (Penny) Chewning of Woodbridge, Calif.; eight grandchildren, Christopher Chewning, Jason (Jesse) Chewning, Brandon (Allison) Chewning, Ben Chewning, Larry D. Chewning, Carson Chewning, Bennett Chewning and Desseree Chewning; and two great-grandchildren, Ethan Chewning and Jamie Chewning.

Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

The family requests memorial donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 223 Eighth Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37203.

You may share condolences with the family at the Heritage Funeral Home website www.TnFunerals.com.