Mr. Robert Edwin Chilson, 78, of Dalton passed away Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Regency Park. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald Chilson and Thomas Chilson. Robert is survived by his loving wife, Linda Darling Chilson of the residence; children and spouses, Brenda and David Graddy of Bradenton, FL, Becky and Dr. Bryan Cheever of Dalton, Lori Harrison of Cohutta and Jeffrey and Nina Chilson of Durham, NC; grandchildren, Stefanie Harrison, Melissa Harrison, Michael Harrison, Jr, Brianna Cheever, Jillian Cheever and Sydney Chilson; sisters, Ruth Patterson and Mary Stone both of Wellsboro, PA; nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be Saturday, September 8th at 4 P.M. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 300 S. Tibbs Rd., Dalton, Ga. 30720. The family ask that flowers please be omitted and memorials be made to the Georgia Cumberland Academy Worthy Student Fund, 397 Academy Dr. S.W., Calhoun, Ga. 30701. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com. Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center) is in charge of arrangements.