Donald Duane Chilton Sr

June 27, 1939 ~ June 14, 2022 (age 82) 82 Years Old


Donald Duane Chilton Sr. passed away on June 14, 2022. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 44 years, Sandra Louise Chilton; his parents, James and Opal Chilton and his siblings: Johnny and Burley Chilton. He is survived by his two sons: Don Chilton Jr. (Annette) and Ronald Chilton (Jill); three grandchildren: William (Meredith), Brandi (Noah) and Hunter; two great-granddaughters: Amelia and Braylee; his cousin, Phyllis; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; and his dog, Alex. Don was born in New Madrid, Missouri and was a resident of Destrehan, Louisiana for 58 years. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army stationed in Germany during his tour of duty. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and member of the I.U.O.E. Local 406 Union. Don was a jack of all trades who enjoyed fixing things, helping others, boating and hunting. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation Friday, June 24, 2022 at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Dr., Metairie, Louisiana 70001 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. To leave condolences or send flowers please visit

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June 24, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001


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