Chancey Wells Walker III, 79, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at his Florida home. Chancey was the son of the late Chancey W. Walker Jr. and Ellen Mary Walker.
He is survived by his loving wife, Linda; children, Peggy (Chris), Michael (Marianne) and Kelley (David); and six grandchildren, Chandler, Michael, Ellen, Walker, Madison and Alexandra.
He was born at Portsmouth Navel Hospital. With his father being in the service, he lived many different places in the United States.
Chancey started his HVAC company, Tidewater Heating and Air Conditioning, in 1968 and was awarded Contractor of the Year in 1980. He served on the board of contractors and was appointed by three different governors. Chancey was commissioned to design and install Geo Thermal Heating and Cooling for the Presidential Yacht USS Sequoia. Chancey was a partner with his son, Michael; and son-in-law, David, with Mr. Comfort Heating and Cooling. He was also a partner with his son-in-law, Chris, in the home building business, VB Homes. He was a longtime parishioner at Star of the Sea Catholic Church and served on the Parish Council. An avid golfer, he was a longtime member of the Princess Anne Country Club. He had so many dear friends in Virginia Beach and Florida.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 22, at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, with a reception following at Princess Anne Country Club.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad or Star of the Sea Catholic Church or School.
Share online condolences with the family at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.