Michael Chechak

December 12, 1937 ~ June 17, 2019 (age 81)


Mr. Michael Chechak, of Andalusia, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Andalusia Health. He was 81. Graveside services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Macedonia Methodist Church Cemetery; with full military honors. The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Friday, June 21, 2019, at Keahey Funeral Home.
Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Virginia Louise Chechak of Andalusia; his children, Michael Timothy Chechak of St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania; Alex Olaf (Lisa) Chechak of Seneca, Pennsylvania; Melisa (Rodney) Drake of Crestview, Florida; Dorothy Lynn (Michael) Zdanis of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida; Mary Elizabeth (Bruce) Scarberry of Bethel Springs, Tennessee; grandchildren, Hunter Chechak, Trapper Chechak, Tanner Chechak, Jenna Chechak, Victoria Chechak, Elizabeth Zdanis, Lana Chechak, Sophia Ava Vaughn, Wyatt Scarberry; great-grandchildren, Maverick Chechak and Loxley Chechak; brothers, Frank Chechak of Gilbert, Arizona; Joe Chechak of St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania and John Chechak of St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Adolph, Stanley, Ted, Mary, Dot, Andy, and Victoria.
Mr. Chechak was born the son of the late Alexander and Rozalia (Swiatek) Chechak. He received a bachelor's degree from Clarion State University with a major in Psychology with a minor in Biology. During his 22 years in the U.S. Airforce, he served 2 years in Southeast Asia and 4 years in Alaska. He was also stationed at Shaw Airforce Base in South Carolina and Eglin Airforce Base during service time. At the time of his military retirement, he was stationed at Holloman Airforce Base in New Mexico. After his military career, he worked with the U.S. Postal Service and retired for a second time. He was a current member of the local American Legion Post 1983. He was a lifetime member of the Gulf Breeze V.F.W. Post 4407 and the D.A.V. Post 112. He has been a member of the N.R.A. since 1976 and a member of the Lost Dutchmen Mining Association since 1999.

"I'm not always right, but I'm NEVER wrong!!"
-Michael Chechak


JUN 21. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Keahey Funeral Home - Andalusia
206 Stanley Ave
Andalusia, AL, 36420


JUN 22. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Keahey Funeral Home - Andalusia
206 Stanley Ave
Andalusia, AL, 36420

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