Edward J. Chambers, Sr.
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Portsmouth - Edward James Chambers, Sr., 93, of Sunset Lane, died Monday, December 23, 2013 in a Chesapeake hospital. A native of Eagan, TN, he retired from civil service. He was predeceased by his wife, Nettie M. Chambers and a daughter, JoAnn Hutchins.
Survivors include a daughter, Marion Cundiff of Portsmouth; three sons, Edward J. Chambers, Jr. and wife Sharon of Portsmouth, Billy Chambers and wife JoAnn of Ivor and Robert Chambers of Elizabeth City, NC; a sister, Marie Vinsant of New Bern, NC; three brothers, George Chambers of Diamond, IL, Joe Chambers of Portsmouth and Fred Chambers of Chesapeake; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 28, in Meadowbrook Mausoleum Chapel by Dr. Gene Primm. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, Friday from 7-8:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Dec. 25, 2013