SOUTHINGTON - Sherl E. Chambers, 96, died at 12:50 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren.
He was born Sept. 23, 1915, in Howard, W.Va., the son of the late Thomas and Austie Duhman Chambers.
Sherl was retired from American Welding Corp. after 33-plus years of service, and he enjoyed hunting.
Mr. Chambers was a member of the Warren Revival Center in Leavittsburg.
Survivors include his children, Ronald (Patricia) Chambers of Southington, Sherwood (Roxie) Chambers of Clarkston, Mich., Relda (Gerry) McKimmie of Southington and Tammy (Robin) Bateman of Newton Falls; 28-plus grandchildren, 29-plus great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; his brother, Ralph Chambers of Quaker City; and his stepchildren, Linda Cain of Champion, Roger Koon of Bristolville, Ronald (Judith) Koon of North Bloomfield, Gary Koon of Warren and Larry (Pamela) Koon of North Bloomfield. His caregivers and grandson, Gary Lee, Jennifer and Liz, are very much appreciated by the family.
Other than his parents, Sherl was preceded in death by his first wife, Truda Hartley Chambers, on Aug. 25, 1994; his second wife, Dorothy Swonger Chambers, on Oct. 19, 2008; one grandson, Todd Chambers; and several siblings.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where pastors James Holbrook and Robin Bateman will celebrate Sherl's life.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Chambers will be laid to rest next to his first wife, Truda, in the Southington Reformed Cemetery in Southington.