He moved to Cleveland and began working at the General Motors Parma Plant and retired in 1988 after 32 years of service. Chester had worked hard all of his life but enjoyed motorcycling in his spare time. He was a member of Freedom Baptist Church in Sharon Twp.
Surviving are his wife, Freda (nee Strawder); children, Della, Keith, Timothy, Angela and Scott; step-children, Janet, Susie, Tina, Edward, Michelle and Michael; many beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Donald (Inas) Lowe.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Verdella Williams.
Funeral service will be Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 10 A.M. at the Freedom Baptist Church, 2161 Fixler Rd., Medina. Pastor Matthew Angle will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi.
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