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December 14, 2012

Ralph C. Chambers

July 2, 1949 - Dec. 9, 2012

— Ralph C. Chambers

July 2, 1949 - Dec. 9, 2012

 

Graveside service for Ralph C. Chambers, age 63 of Altus, was held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, in the Laverty Cemetery.

Ralph C. Chambers was born July 2, 1949, in Chickasha. He died on Dec.9, 2012, in Snyder.

Ralph grew up in Chickasha, then moved to Lawton, where he graduated from Eisenhower High School. He later moved to New Hampshire where he owned a home improvement business, worked for a power plant, and did auto mechanic work. He returned to Chickasha to be near his father and continue working as a mechanic. He eventually moved to Altus, where he has lived the past 15 years.

He was preceded in death by his father R.C. Chambers of Chickasha; grandparents Reuben Carol and Viola Chambers of Chickasha; and grandparents Earl and Dessie Gillespie of Chickasha.

Survivors include mother: Evelyn Johnson and step-father Walter Johnson of Wichita, Kan.; brother: Gary Chambers of Strafford, Missouri; son: Shane Chambers of Nashua, NH; daughter: Lynah Chambers of Nashua, NH; daughter: Christina Eshleman of Cherokee; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; companion of many years: Helen Boone of Altus; uncle: Marshall Chambers of Chickasha; uncle: Vernon Gillespie of Coweta; aunt: Aileen R. Jones of Wichita, Kan.; aunt: Nadine Chambers of Chickasha and aunt: Jane Chambers of Chickasha

Services are under the direction of McRay Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

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