Chinault, Calvin Elwood

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Calvin Elwood Chinault, age 83, of Peterstown, WV, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019, at Heritage Hall in Rich Creek, VA. Born April 10, 1936, in McRoss, WV, he was the son of the late Virginia LeVeste Price and John Thomas Chinault.

Calvin was member of the Peterstown Missionary Baptist Church and retired as a supervisor at Celanese after 38 years. He was U.S. Army Veteran who served as a paratrooper during the Vietnam Era. He was a member of the Peterstown Ruritan Club and a past member of the Peterstown Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. He liked to spend time outdoors, where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping.

He loved his family, as he was a beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian “Wimpy” Robertson Chinault; and his step-mother, Myrtle C. Flint Price Chinault. Survivors include one son, Calvin Trent Chinault of Peterstown, WV; two daughters, Sherra C. Detamore and special friend Tim Vest of Rich Creek, VA, and Terri Harry and husband Tony of Peterstown, WV; two brothers, Melvin Chinault and wife Margaret, and Mason Chinault and wife Phyllis, all of Peterstown, WV; two sisters, Margie Runions and husband Tom of Roanoke, VA, and Norma Hall and husband Austin of Dublin, VA; three step-brothers, Richard Price and wife Betty of Lynchburg, VA, Eugene Price and wife Betty of Pinehurst, NC, and Don Price and wife Linda of Oak Hill, WV; two step-sisters, Frances Haga of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and Phyllis Mann-Roberts and husband Kenneth of Washington Court House, OH; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, December 1, 2019, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown, WV, with Pastor Gary Poff officiating. Burial will follow at Peterstown Cemetery in Rich Creek, VA. Visitation will be from 12:00PM until time of services on Sunday at the funeral home. Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.