Leonard “Bud” Clarence Chambers Jr., age 72, of Gosport, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Clearwater Commons Assisted Living in Indianapolis. He was born May 5, 1945 to Leonard & Marjorie (Jones) Chambers.
He was a graduate of Smithville High School (class of 1963) and worked for at his father’s Phillips 66 station with his brother Tom until he went to serve in the U.S. Army in Killeen, Texas. He served as a lineman for more than 20 years at Public Service Indiana, in Bloomington. He enjoyed politics, reading, NASCAR, cooking for his family, and being the neighborhood handyman. He would often volunteer his time helping out at the high school and political campaigns. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, quick wit and his creative use of colloquialisms but above all else, his enormous love of family.
Cherished by his children Crisinda Mann (Michael), Jeff Terrell (Kristin), Julie Travis (John), and April Carlon (Scott), grandchildren, Sam, Cheyenne, Olivia, Eli, Will, Eleanor, Ally and Gabriel, twin sister Leona Chambers and sister Peggy Crouch (Henry), as well as several nieces and nephew. Preceded in death by his parents as well as his brothers Roy, Jack, Tom Sr., and Ora (Wayne).
Funeral services for Leonard will be held at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Mac Burberry officiating. Burial is to be at Valhalla Memory Gardens with Military Honors provided by the Monroe County Honor Guard. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.