1935 - 2015 Joel H. Chesnut, 79, of Beaumont, died Saturday, August 15, 2015, at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on November 5, 1935, in Jacksonville, Texas, to Dezzie Massengill Chesnut and Randolph Chesnut, and had been a longtime resident of Beaumont. Joel had been a member of the Masonic Lodge for fifty years. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Allyne Chesnut; son, Allan Chesnut and his wife, Beverly, of Jasper; sister, June Crosby and her husband, J.O., of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Samuel Chesnut, of Jasper and Andrew Chesnut, of Tyler; and many nieces and nephews. Joel is preceded in death by his parents; brother, William Chesnut; sister, Virginia Mays; daughter, Kimberly Chesnut; and grandchildren, Betty Chesnut and Amy Chesnut. A memorial service for Mr. Chesnut will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 21, 2015, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His committal was held at Broussard's Crematorium, Beaumont. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 19, 2015