Audie Lee Chancey, 70, of Jesup, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah.
Born in Jesup July 22, 1949, he had lived there most of his life. He had worked as a laborer for several years before becoming disabled. He was of the Baptist faith and had loved to go fishing when his health would allow it. He never met a stranger. He was known as Papa or Papa Audie to everyone whether he had known you for years or just met you. He will be greatly missed by his children and grandchildren.
He was a son of the late Frank Chancey and Eva Agnus DuPree Chancey Beasley. He was also preceded in death by his son-in-law, David Winchester; a sister, Margie Chancey Hodges; a brother, James Chancey; a nephew, Jason Troy Chancey and by his first wife, Mary B. Chancey.
Survivors include his daughter, Waunee Winchester, Alma; his son, Earley Troy Chancey and Heath Mizell, Waycross; his sister, Linda Chancey, Jesup; his brother, Joe (Marthy) Chancey, Jesup; three grandchildren, David Winchester, II, Matthew Winchester and Blake Mizell and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends at the cemetery.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20, from the Beulah Cemetery.
Due to COVID-19, social distancing and the wearing of face masks are strongly encouraged. Those who don’t feel comfortable attending can still extend their sympathy by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.