Obituary for Wendell ""Windy"" Chaney
Wendell “Windy” William Chaney, 88, died Monday, January 8, 2018 at Hospice Home. Born in Roanoke, he was a son to the late Merritt E. and Florence (Aughenbaugh) Chaney. Wendell proudly served his country in the Air Force and was a member of the Eagles 1906 and Moose Lodge 1063. Windy was a retired truck driver for Food Marketing. Wendell was an avid bowler and raced micro midget cars.
Wendell is survived by six children, Wendell “Bill” Jr. (Denise) Chaney of Columbia City, Mike (Phaedra) Chaney of Pierceton, Jane Chaney of Columbia City, Gene Chaney of Fort Wayne, Robert Chaney of Cromwell and Jan Chaney of Fort Wayne; 17 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; sister, Deloris (Clarence) Thompson of Columbia City; the children’s mother and his first wife, Marjorie Jane Lee of Larwill.
Wendell was preceded in death by his second wife, Jean Chaney, in 2008; sister, Mary Ann Kuhn; and a great granddaughter, Addisyn.
Funeral service is 11 a.m., Monday, January 15, 2018 at Covington Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling is also 2-6 p.m., Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest at Covington Memorial Gardens. Preferred memorials are to Hospice Home.