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Brian R. Chastain

Brian R. Chastain Brian R. Chastain

Mr. Brian Ray Chastain, age 46, of Campbellsburg, passed away Friday, Oct. 23 , 2020, at his home.

Mr. Chastain was born Aug. 9, 1974, in Salem, the son of Leon Chastain and Susie Spray Deisch. He was a member of Westview Christian Church, where he served as an elder.

Brian was a 1992 graduate of Salem High School. While in high school, he was a member of the Science Club for four years, and was the Science Club treasurer his senior year, Spanish Club, a National Honors Society member his junior year and was treasurer of the National Honors Society his senior year. He was a member of Salem High School FFA, where he held the titles of junior vice president his freshman, junior and senior years, president his sophomore year, district vice president his junior year and district president his senior year. He also was a 10-year member of 4-H.

He then went on to Indiana University Southeast, where he received his bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1997. Brian then attended Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville, where he completed the J.D. Program in 2003. His first job after college was at American Commercial Barge Line Co., where he was an accountant. Brian is currently a partner at Dillman-Chastain-Byrd Law firm in Corydon. He is also a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, Harrison and Crawford County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Indiana CPA Society and the American Institute of CPA.

Brian is survived by his wife, Michelle Johnson Chastain; they were married May 8, 1999. He is also survived by his children, Andrew Chastain, Allie Chastain and Lizzie Chastain, all of Campbellsburg; a brother, Scott Chastain of Corydon; a stepbrother, Craig Wilson of Salem; four sisters, Deborah Kuttler (William) of Brandenburg, Ky., Diana Nunley of Sellersburg, Donna Guetig (Paul) of Campbellsburg and Kristine Chastain of Jacksonville, Fla.; his parents, Leon Chastain (Michelle) of Salem and Susie Deisch (Ron) of Pekin; and his grandmother, Esther Chastain of Campbellsburg.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Bill and Gloria Spray, and his grandfather, Wilbur Chastain Jr.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 29, at 1 p.m. at Westview Christian Church. Burial will follow at Hop Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church.

The family requests that everyone wear their Cancer Shootout Benefit shirt.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Andrew Chastain, Elizabeth Chastain and Alexandria Chastain’s College Fund at Old National Bank.

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