"BW" was 73 years old. A U.S. Veteran, a loving father, and a retired employee of Vaughan Roofing & Sheet Metal.
He died on Friday January 24, 2014, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was a native of Port Allen, Louisiana. Visiting was at Winnfield Funeral Home, 7221 Plank Rd, Baton Rouge, La. 9 a.m. Saturday February 1, 2014; until religious services at 10 a.m. conducted by the Rev. Nathan Ellis. Survived by his two sons Anthony Lamar Chinn, Sr. of Baton Rouge, and Robert Dwayne Chinn; three grandchildren, Anthony Lamar Chinn, Jr., Jazmyne Jhynee Chinn, Ariel LaShawn Dunn Chinn; one sister, Diane Chinn Grant-Brooks and brother-in-law, Charles Brooks of Riverdale , IL ; one sister- in- law, Pauline Chinn of Dallas, TX.; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Lonnie Mae Chinn; mother, Myrtis Croffett; father, Ceasar Myles Chinn; brothers, "Buddy" Ceasar M. Chinn and "Banny" Lawrence E. Chinn; sister, Martha Chinn Chambliss; sister-in-law, Robertine Chinn and cousin, Pinkie Young. Winnfield Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.