Mr. Ralph Leon Chancey, 89, of Cherry Log, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at the Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.
He was born April 26, 1931, to the late George Matthew and Hulda Lidora (Sisson) Chancey in Cherry Log. He retired as a truck driver with Atlanta Motor Lines and was a member and elder of Boardtown Church of Christ.
He loved bluegrass and was an incredibly talented bluegrass musician.
He is preceded in death by wife, Betty Irene Holloway Chancey; sisters, Mae Kyle and Nancy Higdon; brothers, Chesley Chancey, Joe Chancey and John Chancey.
He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryl and Jerry Smith, of Ellijay, Dianne and Wayne Holt, of Ellijay, Melanie and Mitchell Cantrell, of Cherry Log; sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Abby Chancey, of Ellijay, Johnny and Teresa Chancey, of Cherry Log; grandchildren and spouses Jenni (Jeremy) Sellers, Jeremy (Brianne) Smith, Jamie (Georgia) Smith, Josh (Miranda) Chancey, Lori (Jody) Cantrell, Mandy (Adam) Banks, Kevin (Lindsey) Holt, Janna (Leeman) Teague, Joseph (Allison) Holt, Brett Cantrell, Travis (Marissa) Cantrell; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Joyce (Lail) Callihan, of Ellijay, James (Martha) Holloway, of Ellijay, Benny (Kathy) Holloway, of Chatsworth, Elizabeth Holloway, of Roswell, Roy Walker, of Cherry Log.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Butch Jones and Minister Cody Bearden officiating.
Congregational singing was led by Shannon Bearden.
Interment was in the Boardtown Church of Christ Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jeremy Smith, Jamie Smith, Josh Chancey, Garrett Sellers, Kevin Holt, Joseph Holt, Brett Cantrell and Travis Cantrell.
Donations can be made to the Boardtown Church of Christ Cemetery Fund, 2583 Lucius Road, Cherry Log, GA 30522, in memory of Mr. Chancey.
Condolences can be made at www.loganfuneralhome.com.
Logan Funeral Home & Chapel was in charge of arrangements.