Chester Blair “Chet” DeSavigny, age 82, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend passed away unexpectedly on June 20, 2016. He lived in Bryan for 43 years and just recently moved to Willis TX.
Chet is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Flora Mae; children, Kathy & husband Roy Williams, Debbie & husband Lloyd Andrew, David & wife DyAnne; grandchildren, Robert Williams & wife Amanda, Diane Williams Sizemore & husband Casey, Brian Andrew & wife Tori, and Katie Andrew; great grandchildren, Evan, Luke, and Ryan Williams, Blair Sizemore, and Penn Andrew; siblings, Dick DeSavigny and Marjorie “Bunny” Mills.
He was preceded in death by his parents Sheila Elspeth Potter and Austin Blair DeSavigny.
Chet received a BS of Chemistry from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a MS of Chemistry from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia PA. Chet worked as a chemist during his working career and in retirement gave his time to help children at risk. In keeping with his lifetime of giving, his final act was that he willed his body to the Texas A&M University Medical School.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to Voices for Children – CASA of Brazos Valley (Court Appointed Special Advocate) would extend his legacy of giving. Memorials can be made online at VFCBrazos.org or by mailing to 115 North Main, Bryan, TX 77803.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 15757 Lakeway Dr. in Willis, TX.
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