Chatfields jewellers in Uckfield High Street is to close in August.
The firm has announced on Facebook that Mr Chatfield senior is retiring then, to coincide with the end of the shop lease, after 57 years in the trade.
Chatfields in Eastbourne is to continue in business and the jeweller has said all new and outstanding repair and product guarantees will be honoured there.
The Facebook post says: “We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for the fantastic support you have shown us over the years.”
A retirement/end of lease closing down sale is due to start in Uckfield “very soon”.
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