Harold Chambers - September 04, 2009Harold Chambers, age 84, of Phillips, died Sept. 4, 2009 at the Veterans Home in Grand Island.
Inurnment was at the Phillips Cemetery. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Harold Leroy Chambers, the son of Faye H. and Bessie (Cantrell) Chambers, was born in Charleston on Oct. 15, 1924.
He grew up in York. He graduated from Phillips High School in 1942. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was honorably discharged in 1946.
He married Betty Lou Arnold on April 25, 1945 at the bride’s home. He worked for a wholesale lumber company in Grand Island for 35 years.
He was a member of Pleasant View Bible Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lester Chambers and sister, Charlotte Dormer.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Chambers of Phillips; daughter, Nancy Warren of Lincoln; three sons, Larry (Janet) Chambers of Diller, Roger Chambers of Aurora and Don Chambers of Clarkesville, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and sister, Emma Gartman of Texas.