William Dorcie Chastain, 84, of Benton passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012. He was born July 25, 1927 in Stamps to the late William Jasper and Polly Leona Chastain. Mr. Chastain was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton where he was a member of the sanctuary choir for fifteen years. He also served as a former choir director of Galilee Baptist Church in El Dorado, for a number of years. Mr. Chastain was a retired electrician from Monsanto Chemical in El Dorado and Alcoa in Benton, totaling forty years of service.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Faye Chastain of Benton; daughter, Brenda Womack and husband Richard of Benton; two grandchildren, Richard Womack and wife Brandi of Arkadelphia and Brian Womack and wife Kristi of Abilene, TX; eleven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, in the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home with Dr. Rick Grant officiating. There will be a 3 p.m. graveside committal service Saturday at Oak Grove Cemetery, located near Stamps.
Visitation will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 20 at the funeral home.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard .