Roger D. Chambers, 77, of Fremont, OH passed away on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Bethesda Care Center with his wife by his side. He was born on November 25, 1937 in Port Clinton, OH, the son of Donald and Florence (Wooley) Chambers. He was a 1955 graduate of Fremont Ross High School.
Roger served in the Ohio Nation Guard and was called to Active Duty with the U.S. Army during the Bay of Pigs. He was awarded the Army Service Ribbon and Sharpshooter Badge.
Roger married Ruth A. Rectenwald on November 30, 1957. He was a Postal Clerk with the US Postal Service for forty-five years and drove a school bus, retiring in 2002. After retirement he worked for Fremont City Schools as a Custodian.
Roger was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church where he was a Eucharistic Minister. He loved to work at the church and started the basketball team and Cub Scouts there. He was also an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the St. Vincent DePaul Society. He enjoyed watching basketball, baseball, football and was a University of Michigan Fan. He was also a member of the Moose and Eagles.
Roger is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Ruth Chambers, Fremont; sons, Jeff (Vickey) Chambers, Westerville, OH, Tim (Susan) Chambers, Marion, OH and Andrew Chambers, Powell, OH; siblings, Sharon Chambers, Fremont, OH and Ben (Ginny) Chambers, Bowling Green, OH; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by her parents and grandson, Ryan Chambers.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial: Monday, February 16, 2015; 11:00 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 1011 W. State St., Fremont, OH with one hour of visitation at the church prior to the Mass. Fr. Michael Zacharias will officiate.
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