Paul Irvin Chatfield


Paul Irvin Chatfield, 75, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021.

He was born on March 31, 1946, to the late Clyde and Deloris Chatfield. He loved old cars, especially his '66 Chevy pickup that he took to car shows. Paul also enjoyed camping and vacationing with his family.

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt.

In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Gary Chatfield.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 52 years, Evelyn Marlene Chatfield; children: Stephen Chatfield (Christie), Tonia Watson (Tim), Tamai Oatman (Shawn) and Tom Chatfield; grandchildren: Nate and Nick; stepgrandchildren: Audrey and Dane; siblings: Janet Liggitt (Dean), Keith Chatfield, Jean Pullman, Sheila Knight (David) and Mary Myers; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

The family would also like to give a special thanks to Hospice of Chattanooga.

A Celebration of Paul’s Life will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at the Cleveland Chapel of Companion Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until the service at 4 p.m. He will be laid to rest at Liberty Gospel Tabernacle Cemetery following the service.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Paul or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.


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