Graveside services for Harold Dean Chaney, 76, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Lone Grove Cemetery with Chaplain Steve Robinson officiating.
A time of visitation and support for the family will be held Thursday evening from 6 till 7 p.m. at the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home in Ardmore.
The son of the late Theodore V. “Buster” Chaney and Verna Jewel Cummings Chaney, Dean was born June 28, 1942, in Los Angeles and passed away March 25 in Ardmore.
Dean had worked for the City of Ardmore from 1974 to 1986 as a customer service representative and a meter reader. He moved back to California in 1986 and worked for the City of Hesperia water department reading meters before retiring in 1995. He had also worked for a while with Georgia Pacific.
Returning to Ardmore in 1995, Dean enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. He was of the Baptist faith.
Dean is survived by his wife Flora L. Canada Bray, brother Leo Chaney, nephews Ed Spears, Alan, Dennis and Don Chaney and J.R. Speer; nieces Patty Baker, Kathy Porter, Charleen Green, TyeAnn Bjork; Karen Danielsen and Cheryl Beaver as well as numerous great-nieces, nephews and other family. Besides his parents, Dean was preceded in death by his sisters Betty Jo Speer and Vida Lou Reis, his brother Dale Chaney, nephews, Merle Spears and Ron Chaney, and nieces Susan Jobe and Pamela Brace.
Honorary bearers will be Alan Chaney, Dennis Chaney, Ed Spears, Robin Porter and Richard Green.
Services have been entrusted to Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory and words of comfort may be sent the family online at