Jimmy Donald Chambers, 82, of Collinsville, VA passed away Friday, April 21, 2023, at home. He was born May 1, 1940, in Ft Payne, Alabama to the late James W. and Lois K. Ridgway Chambers. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Ann Rich Chambers, daughter, Lynn Chambers Riddle, and brothers, Willard, Billy, and Mickey Chambers.
Mr. Chambers was of the Baptist faith and retired from Clayton Homes as a General Manager. Jimmy was very positive with a bright outlook on life. He was a very hard worker, starting at the age of 9, with a paper route and milk delivery. An avid golfer, sportsman, and Duke basketball fan that truly embraced the many friends he cultivated through the years.
He is survived by his daughter, Sona Chambers of Santa Rosa Beach, Fl; granddaughter, Heather Riddle McLeod (Shane); and “great-grandboys”, Cole McLeod and Colin McLeod of Buies Creek, NC; and sister, Barbara Culbreth.
A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 24, 2023, at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Minister Tim Wood officiating. The burial will be at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2023, at Roselawn Burial Park.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA are serving the Chambers family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.