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Chad Golightly

February 28, 1944 - April 29, 2008

Chad P. Golightly, 64, of East Flat Rock, NC, died Monday night, April 28, 2008 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.

A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, NC, he was the son of the late J.C. and Lavada Blackwell Golightly, and husband of the late Betty Taylor Golightly, who died in 2001.

He served in the US Army and attended Bethel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving family, two daughters, Melissa Kaufman and husband, Mike, and Dora Womack and husband, Johnny, all of East Flat Rock; two grandchildren, Bridgette Kaufman and Caleb Womack; one brother, Preston Golightly & wife, Ann, of Travelers Rest, SC; a half-brother, Timothy Banks & wife, Kim, of Fairview; a half-sister, Jackie Morrow & husband, Clint, of East Flat Rock; two stepsisters; three stepbrothers; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 7:30 PM, Thursday, May 1, 2008 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The Reverend Larry Oliver will officiate. Entombment will be at 11 AM Friday, May 2, 2008 in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 5680 Old Haywood Road, Mills River, NC 28759.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, May 1, 2008

Time: 7:30 pm


Kirby Memorial Chapel

125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Date: Friday, May 2, 2008

Time: 11:00 am


Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Entombment with Military Rites

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