Billy Chambers, 77 of Chickamauga, Ga., died Wednesday May 23, 2012.
Bill was a member of The First Church of God in LaFayette, and a avid fisherman. Bill started a working career at Wade Brown Furniture Company in the upholstery department. Then he worked for Gilman Paper Mill in St. Marys, Ga., he returned to Walker County where he worked for Lee Henry Upholstery Shop. He finished his working career after 39 years with the Walker County Board of Education.
He was preceded in death by parents, John and Ruby Ridley Chambers; and sisters, Jean Chambers and Velma Brown.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Martha “Geri” Cannon Chambers; daughter, Camay Chambers-Wiley and husband Tommy Wiley, of Chickamauga; brother, Charley Chambers, of Rossville; special niece, Jessica Young; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be Friday, May 25 in the Garmany Cemetery Service conducted by Brother Philip Williams. Pallbearers are Paul Hentz, Luke Hentz, Jerry Snider, Jimmy Floyd, Lebron Kelley, James Stoker, Kirk Samsel and Joe Henry. Honorary pallbearers are, Wade Harp, Tommy Copeland, Lamar Buckner, Will Smith, David Thurman, Billy Boyle and Gene Mayberry.
The family will receive friends Friday, May 25 from 1-3 p.m.
The arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, of LaFayette.