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Friday, December 27, 2019
1:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)
Richard Leroy “Dick” Chambers, 85 of Richmond, IN and formerly of New Madison, OH, died Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Golden Living Center in Richmond. Born on January 19, 1934 in Monroe Township, Preble County, OH, he was the son of the late Harry S. & Bertha Mae (Shaffer) Chambers. Richard was a self -employed hauler and operated Dick’s Mobil Station in New Madison for several years and worked at the New Madison Elevator and Eldorado Elevation. He served for over 15 years with the New Madison Fire Department.
In addition to his parents Richard was preceded in death by his sisters, Susan Jay in 1998 and Dorothy Murphy in 2011; brother, Vernon E. Chambers in 2013; brothers-in-law, Harry Schweizer in 2014 and Dale Royer in 2016.
Survived by his sisters and brother-in-law, Mabel I. Schweizer, Wanda D. (Jerry) Butt and Nina L. Royer; brothers-in-law, Stuart Jay and Robert Murphy; sister-in-law Evelyn Chambers; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to Barnes Funeral Home- Eaton.
The family would prefer no flowers and kindly asks that Memorial Contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, OH SW Region, 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45206; the American Heart Association, 1313 W. Dorothy Lane, Kettering, OH 45409 or to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Dr Ste 900, Arlington, VA 22202. Condolences may be sent to the family via the website at www.barnesfuneralhome.com