VENICE, Fla. — Jack J. Chambers Sr., of Venice, Fla., passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012. Preceding him in death were his parents, E.B. and Martha Chambers of Man, and in-laws, Charley and Ruth Farris of Braeholm.
Jack was a World War II veteran and an employee of NSA Aluminum for 25 years as a Fire and Safety Inspector. He was a Fire Trainer for the state of Kentucky, a Mason and member of Grace United Methodist Church in Venice. He and his wife, Mary, attended many reunions for the Old Man High School in Huntington.
Jack enjoyed playing golf, working with model trains and performing as ‘Smokey, the Clown’ for many community organizations.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Farris Chambers; daughter, Carol Badgett, of Venice; son, Jack Chambers Jr. (wife Linda) of Boulder, Colo.; grandsons, Jack III of Denver and Paul of Seattle, Wash.; granddaughter, Cara Evans (husband Matthew) of St. Petersburg, Fla., and three great-grandchildren, Victoria, Catherine and Matthew, all of St. Petersburg.
A private burial service will be held at the new Sarasota County Military Cemetery in Sarasota, Fla.