Chuck Konesky

Born on March 29, 1941

Departed on April 18, 2017 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Charles Ernest Konesky “Chuck”, age 76 , of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on April 18, 2017. Preceded in death by his parents; Ernest and Mary (Wooley) Konesky, and sister, JoAnn Maslen.

Survived by his beloved wife, Judith, of 44 years, niece, Erica Maslen, nephew, Carl Maslen, brother-in-law, Neil Maslen, step-sister, Dolly (Jere) Anderson and children; Michelle, Denise, Michael along with their families, and step-brother, Greg Krayac (Juliann).
Chuck graduated from Boardman H.S. and Youngstown University, with a degree in business. He worked for Copperweld Steel and True Temper Corporation in Geneva, OH, and managed a plant in Portland, TN. Chuck joined Western Reserve Products in Youngstown, then became the V.P. of manufacturing in Gallatin. Chuck was a United States Air Force Reserve veteran.

Chuck loved Corvettes and owned many. He learned to sail on Lake Erie and spent many happy hours racing & cruising to different ports on Lake Erie. After moving to Tennessee, he joined Harbor Island Yacht Club and served a term as Commodore. He became an avid racer and won many awards. Chuck had a regatta named after him to honor his years of service at the club.

The mountains were very special to him and he loved to travel out west. A special place for Chuck was Salt Lake City where he lived for several years when his father was transferred. As a child, he learned to play the accordion and once even performed on television.
Chuck will be sadly missed by friends, family and his favorite lap cat, Rosie.

A Life Celebration service for Chuck will be held at Hendersonville Funeral Home on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 3:00PM, officiated by Chaplain R. Gene Lovelace. Visitation will begin at 1:00PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Chuck’s name can be made to the American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org or to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org.

One Comment to Chuck Konesky

  1. Jo
    April 21, 2017 8:58 am

    Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your loved one, Charles. May you find comfort in the words written at John 6:40, where God promises to bring back to life those we have lost in death by means of a resurrection. In the future He will also do away with our enemy, death. (Revelation 21:4) This gives us the wonderful hope of being reunited with our loved ones, forever, Until then, I hope the memories of Charles and these promises from God comfort you in the days to come.

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