John Dero Chester, 59, of Poteau, OK passed away Saturday, January 29, 2022 in Ft. Smith, AR. John was born November 12, 1962 in Poteau to George & Dora (Abbott) Chester. He was owner of a car business. John was preceded in death by his wife, Tonya; daughter, Amanda & brother, Richard.
Survivors include his sons, John Chester II, Daniel “Bubba” Chester, Justin Duvall & Jeremy Gravlee; daughter, Yvette Parker; his parents, George & Dora; sister, George Ann Noe; brothers, Joseph Chester; nieces, Shanda Jones & Christie Lee; numerous grandchildren; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 2 pm, Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau with Jim Cook officiating. Burial will follow at Vaughn Cemetery, Gilmore. Pallbearers will be John Chester, Chris Wood, Ross Noe, Michael Dickey, Justin Rogers, Kevin Gee & Michael D’Agostino Jr.
Visitation will be Tuesday evening 6-8 pm at the funeral home.
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