Chester Massengale

September 14, 1932 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 89)


Dillman-Scott Funeral Home


Chester Ray Massengale, 89, of Paoli Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, Monday, November 1, 2021, at his residence.  He was born on September 14, 1932, in Somerset, Kentucky to Robert Lee and Nellie Yanders Massengale. Chester married Geraldine Sandlin on April 17, 1982.


Chester was preceded in death by his parents, and 8 siblings.


He was member of the Paoli Friends Meeting. Chester was former employee of Dr. Shoals for 14 years. He was the CEO for Miller Shoe Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. Chester came to Paoli in 1983 to manage B&B Shoe Company until the company moved to Jonesboro, Arkansas, where he retired in 1998. He enjoyed golfing, softball, and doing chores on his farm. Chester was also a member of the Shoe & Leather Club.


Survivors include:



                Geraldine Massengale                                                                                                    Paoli, Indiana



                Randy Ray                                                                                                                           Cincinnati, Ohio



                Kimberly Ann Tyler                                                                                                           Scottsdale, Arizona         


5-Grandchilren and 7-Great-grandchildren also survive Chester Ray Massengale.


Graveside services will be at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at the Stampers Creek Cemetery. We ask that everyone practice social distancing and appreciate your cooperation.


Mark Tope will officiate.



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Graveside Service
November 3, 2021

1:00 PM
Stampers Creek Cemetery
56 east
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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