Olis Garvin Chastain, 88 - Travelers Rest


Olis Garvin Chastain, 88, of Travelers Rest, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at McCall Hospice House.

Born in Pickens County, he was a son of the late Abner Oscar and Bertha Elizabeth Masters Chastain. Mr. Chastain was a U.S. Army veteran of Korea; a member of the Cooper Masonic Lodge #282; he worked at the J.P. Stevens Slater Plant for 21 years; he was owner of Chastain Produce for 21 years; he retired from BI-LO after 10 years; he was a member of Clearview Baptist Church, where he was a Deacon for 3 terms, a Sunday School Teacher and Sunday School Superintendent for 7 years.

Surviving is his wife of 64+ years, Louise Stansell Chastain; two sons, Steven Chastain (Angie) and Timothy Chastain (Alona); one daughter, Sheila Rainwater (Darrell); 1 brother, Carlee Chastain; 8 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by 2 sisters and 6 brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon at Clearview Baptist Church with burial to follow in Mountain View Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:45 PM Friday at the church prior to the service.

The family will be at the home of his daughter Sheila Rainwater.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

Memorials may be made to the Clearview Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 974, Travelers Rest, SC 29690.