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Adna Romanza Chaffee IV (SGM, Ret.)

July 8, 1939 ~ July 26, 2021 (age 82)


Adna Romanza Chaffee IV (SGM, Ret.), 82, passed away July 26, 2021 at his home in Hinesville, Georgia. He was born July 8, 1939 in Manchester, New Hampshire and was the son of Adna Romanza Chaffee, III and Margaret Weed. Chaffee had 30 years of military service, to include 2 tours in Vietnam. He dedicated his life to the needs of others. Chaffee served as the President of the Vietnam Veterans Association, sat on the board of the Homeless Coalition, and many other organizations. He was a very humble and giving man.  Chaffee will be dearly missed by his family, friends, and many others in Liberty County and the surrounding areas.

Chaffee is survived by his wife of 45 years, Gabriele Chaffee, 2 brothers, 8 children, and 12 grandchildren. 

The family has requested in lieu of flowers to please send donations to the Vietnam Veterans Association Chapter 789, the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46, or the American Legion Post 168. 

Chaffee was interred in the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville, Georgia on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm.  Full military honors were rendered.

Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


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