Chester W Eyre

Chester W. Eyre, age 78, of the Mowrystown area, passed away on Thursday,  Feb. 16, 2017 at Highland District Hospital in Hillsboro.
He was born May 9, 1938 in Highland County, Ohio, son of  the late John Raymond and Nettie Elizabeth Bridge Eyre.
Chester graduated from Whiteoak High School in 1956. He was a National Guard veteran and attended the Sardinia Church of Christ.
Chester had been a trustee for Eagle Township for 24 years and a secretary for the Southern Ohio Feeder Pig Association for several years. He was a farmer for all his life and drove a gas truck for the Farm Bureau for eight years.
Surviving are his wife, Linda Eyre, whom he married on July 3, 1961 in Danville, Ill., a daughter, Jill Eyre of Winchester, two granddaughters, Amberley (Justin) Stacy of Manchester and Regan Elizabeth Inlow of Winchester, great-grandson, Luke, two brothers, Hugh Eyre and Marvin (Shirley) Eyre, both of Mowrystown, several nieces, nephews, and close friends.
In addition to his parents, Chester was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert Alvin Eyre, Harold Eyre,  Dene Eyre, and  Gene Eyre.
Services were held at the Sardinia Church of Christ on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Kevin Hamilton officiating.
Interment followed in the Mowrystown Cemetery.