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James ‘Barry’ Chaffin

(WADLEY) James “Barry” Chaffin, 67, of Wadley passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

The family will receive friends at Quattlebaum Funeral Home on Friday, April 15, from 5 to 7 p.m.

An Alabama native, Mr. Chaffin was born March 10, 1955, the son of James Harvey and Frankie Lee McWaters Chaffin. He worked in sales at ACE Hardware in Roanoke for 50 years and was also a small engine repairman. He was an avid bass fishman, too. Barry was a loving, devoted father and grandfather.

Survivors include his son, Ronnie Chaffin (Melissa) of Wadley; three grandchildren, Joshua Chaffin, Alenna Chaffin Gilliland (Tyler) and Luke Chaffin, all of Wadley; and two sisters, Peggy Phillips (Charles) of Newnan, Ga., and Donna Lynn Mulkey of Wadley. He was also an uncle to 18 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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