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Robert E. Chambers

November 10, 1922 - October 10, 2017

MUNCIE-Robert E. Chambers, 94, passed away on Tuesday evening, October 10, 2017 at Elmcroft.

He was born on November 10, 1922 in Muncie, the son of Harry and Lavon (Rutledge) Chambers and graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1940. He served his country honorably in the US Navy during WWII. On June 30, 19…READ MORE

MUNCIE-Robert E. Chambers, 94, passed away on Tuesday evening, October 10, 2017 at Elmcroft.

He was born on November 10, 1922 in Muncie, the son of Harry and Lavon (Rutledge) Chambers and graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1940. He served his country honorably in the US Navy during WWII. On June 30, 1956 in Muncie, he married Cleita E. Ransdell.

Robert worked for Delco Battery for 31 years in Quality Control until his retirement in 1977.

He was a lifetime member of Hazelwood Christian Church and enjoyed art and painting.

Surviving are one son, Kevin Chambers (wife, Kathy) of Muncie; one daughter, Anita L. Keith (husband, Mike) of Howe, IN; four grandchildren, Karri Skinner (husband, Daiv), Kelli Hensley (husband, Brian), Aaron Keith and Adam Keith; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Helen Harmeyer of Seminole, FL.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 43 years, Cleita E. Chambers on October 21, 1999; and one sister, Barbara Schlagel.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel with Reverend Jason Jones officiating. Entombment will follow in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, north of Muncie with military honors provided by the United States Navy.

Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017.

Memorial contributions may be directed to A.R.F. (Animal Rescue Fund), 1209 W. Riggin Road, Muncie, IN 47303 or Care Hospice, 6100 N. Keystone Avenue, Suite 369, Indianapolis, IN  46220.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, October 13, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Friday, October 13, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, October 13, 2017

Gardens of Memory Cemetery

Address:

10703 N. State Road 3
Muncie, IN 47303


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