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E. Reid Chilton

April 12, 1933 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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E. Reid Chilton Obituary

Mr. E. Reid Chilton, formerly of Pleasant Garden, went home to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, January 28, 2024, at his residence, in Matthews, NC, at the age of 90.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Sunday, February 4, 2024, at Concord Friends Meeting with Rev. Greg Creed officiating. Visitation precedes the service from 1:00-2:00 pm. Following the service, burial will be at Fairfield Community Church Cemetery with military honors.

Reid was born in High Point, NC, to the late Arthur and Nora Butler Chilton. He attended Sumner High School and graduated from Kernersville High School in 1951. He served in the US Air Force for 22 years, from 1952-1974. During that time, he was stationed in several locations, including Cheyanne, WY, Eniwetok, Okinawa, Goldsboro, NC, Kenai, AK, and Tampa, FL. Upon retirement, the family moved to Greensboro, NC. He worked with the U.S. Postal Service and was owner/operator of Chilton Mobile Home Park. Reid loved playing golf, woodworking, reading, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Charles G. Chilton and his nephew Artie Chilton.

Reid is survived by his loving wife of sixty-five years, Billie Honeycutt Chilton, and his daughters Lisa C. Corum (Alan) and Tina Chilton Lee (William).   He was adored by his grandchildren Jacob Corum (Whitney), Matthew Corum, Elizabeth DeVere (Eric), and Braxton Lee.  He is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Jet Corum and Atlas DeVere.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Concord Friends Meeting, 5000 Old Randleman Rd. Greensboro, NC 27406, Fairfield Community Church, 1505 Highway 62 High Point, NC  27263, or to the donor’s choice.

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Visitation
Sunday
February 4, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Concord Friends Meeting
5000 Old Randleman Road
Greensboro, NC 27406

Funeral Service
Sunday
February 4, 2024

2:00 PM
Concord Friends Meeting
5000 Old Randleman Road
Greensboro, NC 27406
 

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Mr. Chilton's funeral service will be recorded and available for viewing Monday afternoon. (February 5, 2024)
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