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Earnest Matthew "Gweedo" Chaney

March 18, 1977 — May 18, 2022

Earnest Matthew "Gweedo" Chaney , 45, of Louisville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Baptist Health of Louisville.

He was born in Somerset, Kentucky on March 18, 1977. He was a construction worker. He enjoyed NASCAR races, being outdoors, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his parents, James & Joy Chaney Denney; his son, William Chaney; his daughters, Matty Chaney, Makenzie Chaney, Brooklyn Chaney, and Samantha Chaney (fiancé, Devin Presley) all of Somerset; a brother, Joseph Denney; two sisters, Ashley Wesley of Somerset, and Stephanie Garrison of Tennessee; the mother of his children, Rebecca Stringer; several nieces and nephews, and lots of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Floyd & Gladys Chaney; two aunts, Libby Acey and Julie Chaney; and an Uncle, Sherman Wesley.

Mr. Chaney's family will receive friends at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home from 10 AM - 2 PM Monday, May 23, 2022. 

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at the Catron Cemetery.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Earnest Matthew "Gweedo" Chaney, please visit our flower store.

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Monday, May 23, 2022

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