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ROCKY DEAN CHINN

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

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Rocky Dean Chinn, age 56, resident of 122 W. Oak, Fort Scott, Kan., died Saturday, June 14, 2008 at his home. He was born November 4, 1951 at Fort Scott, the son of Jack D. Chinn and Eloise Richards Chinn. Rocky attended Richards High School. He serviced with the United States Army during the Vietnam era from June 1971 to April 1973. He was employed in construction specializing in drywall, plastering and tuck pointing. He was a member of the Painters and Drywall Local Union No. 9 and the Cement Masons and Plasters Local Union No. 518 both of Kansas City, Mo.

Survivors include his mother, Eloise Sinn, Fort Scott; son, Bart Jason Chinn and daughter, Rachelle Sprague, both of Fort Scott. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Sarah Headley, Odessa, Missouri, Lee Sprague, Justice Sprague, Garrett Chinn, Darius Chinn and Mia Hull, all of Fort Scott; and his fiancÚ, Connie Pryor. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Chinn and step-father, Michael Sinn.

Rev. Jared Witt will conduct funeral services at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 19, in the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in U.S. National Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post No. 1165 V.F.W. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Cavalry Crossing Activity Fund and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701.