Chester Dye

Chester Elmer Dye

Thursday, June 24th, 1948 - Monday, February 15th, 2021
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Mr. Chester Elmer Dye, age 72, of Swords Creek, Virginia, passed away Monday (February 15, 2021) in Grundy, Virginia. Born June 24, 1948 in Russell County, Virginia, he was a son of the late James Edward and Lucy Street Dye. A lifelong resident of the area, he was of the Freewill Baptist faith. He was a disabled coal miner, working at several different area mines. He enjoyed hunting, but most of all spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Sue Hess Dye, and two sisters, Mary Magdalene Lester and her husband, Virgil, and Rosie Hubbard.
Survivors include his wife, Ebbie Hess Dye; two children, Doug Dye and wife, Teresa, and Tina Dye; grandchildren, Tiffany Roberts and husband, Kevin, and Brittany Dye; step-children, Marlena Dye and husband, Tommy, Linda Gibson and husband, Ray, Danny Hess and wife, Sandy, Ricky Hess and wife, Connie, C.A. Hess and wife, Judy; siblings, Tommy Dye and wife, Marlena, Lee Dye and wife, Linda, Cecil Dye and wife, Sheila, Arbutus Dye and husband, Perry, Helen Whited and husband, Ellis, and Della Spencer and husband, Farley; brother-in-law, Danny Hubbard; several step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Thursday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Dallas Hubbard and Rev. Lenora Vanover officiating. Interment will follow in the Hess Cemetery at Swords Creek, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Coy Vanover, Jamie Dye, Dallas Dye, Chester Ball, Danny Hess, and Delmar Spencer.
Due to COVID restrictions mandated by the governor, a mask is required. For those unable or uncomfortable attending, the funeral service will be livestreamed on our Facebook page as well as our webpage
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Wednesday, where an evening song service will be conducted at 7:00 PM.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 | 6:00pm
    Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 6:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, February 18th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, February 18th, 2021 1:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Dallas Hubbard
    Rev. Lenora Vanover
  • Interment

    Hess Cemetery
    Miller Creek Road
    SWORDS CREEK, VA 24649
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Leroy Nelson

Posted at 01:14pm
Sorry to hear of Chester's passing. I worked with him in the mines and thought the world of him. Thoughts and prayers for all the family. Kilroy

Sherry Dye

Posted at 12:28pm
Tina and Doug not too long ago we were where you are. We are so sorry for the loss of your dad. Just remember we appreciate you all so much for being there for us when daddy passed away. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Rochelle and Jason Reynolds

Posted at 08:32pm
Tina, May God comfort your heart. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Wayne and Jackie Charles

Posted at 08:13pm
Tina, May God comfort your heart. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Kay Walker

Posted at 04:14pm
Della and family Im so sorry for the loss of your brother, Thoughts and Prayers for the family

Kay in Ohio

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