GLASGOW – Chess Cabot Delk, 69, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2022, at Kindred Hospital Louisville. He was born June 5, 1953, in Glasgow, Kentucky to the late Amel Delk and Mabel Ruth Bell Delk. Chess began his career in Illinois at Sheldon’s Manufacturing. From there, he moved to Glasgow, Kentucky, and worked for the City of Glasgow doing waste management and then worked for J.L. French as a forklift operator.
Survivors include his two children, Chastity Barnewolt (Chuck) of South Elgin, Illinois, and Wesley Delk (Heather) of Elgin, Illinois; five grandchildren, Riley and Jax Barnewolt, Mason, Owen, and Julian Delk; one brother, Amel Delk, Jr. (Susie); three sisters, Brenda Yates, Linda Smith, Anissa Krick (Nathan); and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Terry Delk; and two sisters, Dana Branstetter and Lanie Lee Powell.
A memorial service for Mr. Delk will be held at 3:00 PM Saturday, November 12, 2022, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Saturday from 1:00 PM until the time for the service at the funeral home.