Chaney, Norman

NORMAN CHANEY of Mount Vernon, Ohio, 85, retired Elder, went home to be with the Lord on May 6, 2020.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, May 23, 2020, with Chaplain Judy Utsler officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council followed in Oak Grove Cemetery in Gambier, Ohio.

Survivors include his wife, Freda M. (Morris) Chaney; three children, Elizabeth Maher of Reelsville, Ind., Paul Chaney, also of Reelsville, and Heather Chaney of Indianapolis; stepchildren, Adrian Chan of San Francisco, Jacqueline Chan of Marin County, Calif., and Vicki (Todd) Lowery of La Grange, Ky.; and seven grandchildren.

Condolences may be sent to Freda Chaney, 7864 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dr. Norman R. Chaney Memorial Scholarship, Otterbein University, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH 43081 or at

An obituary, along with a guestbook to share thoughts and prayers with the family, can be found on the funeral home website