WASHINGTON, D.C. - Entered into rest May 31, 2001, Mr. Chester Richard Dobey, of Washington, D.C. Funeral services will be held June 8, 2001, at Mason Funeral Home, Good Hope Road, S.E., Washington, D.C. Mr. Dobey, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., but grew up in Edgefield County and attended Bettis Academy. He was a member of Young Macedonia Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Annette F. Dobey, Houston, Texas, Darah (Nathan) Shipman, Augusta, Ga. and Adrian Newsome, Trenton, S.C.; three sons, Kirby Leon Holmes, East Elmhurst, N.Y., Chester V. (Susan) Holmes Sr., East Elmhurst, N.Y. and Ricky "Ronnie" Hill, New York, N.Y.; one sister, Ruth (Henry) Newsome Jr., Bridgeport, Conn.; four grandchildren, Rosanna and Chester Holmes Jr., Christopher Nathaniel and Joleigh Desiree Shipman; a devoted friend, Marie Hammonds, Washington, D.C.; a host of other relatives and friends. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C.
The Augusta Chronicle-June 7, 2001