Abercrombie, Chester Chester Abercrombie of Tyler, formerly of Grand Prairie, Texas passed away March 18, 2014. He was born October 27, 1925 in Quitman, Texas to Thomas and Magnolie Abercrombie. Chester retired from the US Postal Service and served in the Merchant Marines and US Army in World War II. He was a member of Bowles Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Chester was an avid Bowler and fisherman. He is preceded in death by his parents; loving wife Wanda; sons Chester R. Abercrombie; A. D. Wall, Jr. and daughter Sharron Lanza. Survivors include sons Jerry Abercrombie and wife Linda of Tyler; Melvin Abercrombie and wife Kathy of Caddo Mills, Texas; David Abercrombie of Irving; Richard Wall and wife Pat of Leonard, Texas; Randy Wall and wife Kathy of Alvarado, Texas; Daughter Wanda Louise Lester and husband Jerry of Leonard, Texas and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:30 am Friday prior to the funeral service to be held at 11:30 am Friday, March 21, 2014 at Brown's Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Perrill officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Irving. Family requests memorial donations to The Gideons International www.gideons.org or P.O. Box 140800 Nashville, TN 37214-0800.
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 19, 2014