Paul Michael Chesson, 67, of Ladonia, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Hunt Regional Medical Center of Greenville. Paul was born in Warsaw, Indiana on January 15, 1954, the son of Joseph Refus Chesson and Martha Alice Pennington Chesson. He served in the United States Marine Corp. and worked as a pipefitter/plumber after being discharged. He married Charlene Ragains on June 7, 1999 and she survives him. Paul loved Bar-B-Queing, fishing, gardening, making wine, anything "Star Trek" related and being Santa at the local Walmart and other places as well. He loved his entire family, and was considered a loving father, grandpa, uncle, brother and friend that was loved by many.
Those who survive Paul are: his wife, Charlene, children: Bryan Chesson (Christina), Loni Chesson (Jerome), Alaina Jencks, Crystal Adair (Terry), Dakota Jackson (Jennie), Johnathon Tolbert, Kimberly Ragains, Elizabeth Chesson and Katherine Chesson; grandchildren: Ashley Durheim, Hailey Jencks, Jaden Edmond, Jaxen Edmond, Sarah Chesson, Christopher Wheaton, and Uni Tolbert, Sebastion Tolbert, Isaiah Tolbert, Nathan Tolbert, and Melia Tolbert. Paul is also survived by two great grandchildren: Callie Durheim and Gavin Durheim, and a brother Dale Chesson and sister Linda Carter. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Martha Chesson.
A funeral service will be held for Paul on Thursday October 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Jones-Walker Funeral Chapel in Commerce with Bro. Terry Bryan officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service at 10:00 a.m. A private interment will follow the service at Dodd City, Texas, where he will be buried beside his mother in a family plot.