DR. tony chester

Dr. Tony Chester is the transitional pastor at Heatherwood Baptist Church. 


Tony has been married to the former Carey Wilson since March 1983, and they have three grown children: Meredith, Gray, and Caroline.  


Tony served as pastor of Riverside Church of Ft. Myers Florida and Far Hills Community Church of Centerville, Ohio comprising over thirty years of pastoral experience.  


Since 2015, he has served as the Workplace Chaplain for an Atlanta-based company.  He is a Certified Leadership Speaker and Coach through the John Maxwell Team and has taught leadership and teamwork to Chick-Fil-A employees as the Talent Development Coordinator for two Cartersville area Chick-Fil-A teams.  


Dr. Chester is from Rome GA and is a graduate of Berry College (B.S. Biology), Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Cordova, Tennessee (Master of Divinity), and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Maine (Doctor of Ministry - Biblical Preaching).