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John "Harvey" Chambers
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Obituary for John "Harvey" Chambers

Mr. John “Harvey” Chambers, age 84 of Wilkesboro passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Oakwoods Baptist Church with Pastor Robert Duncan officiating. Burial with military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142 will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 prior to the service at the church.

Mr. Chambers was born December 1, 1933 in Wilkes County to Angus Edward and Cora Jane Reeves Chambers. He was a member of Oakwoods Baptist Church and owner/operator of Harvey’s Upholstery for 55 years. Mr. Chambers served in the United States Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters; Helen Linville, Joyce Johnson and Katie Lee Groce and six brothers; Willie, Charlie, Junior, Clark, Arvil and Clyde Chambers.

He is survived by his wife; Ruby Scott Chambers of North Wilkesboro, one son; Scott Chambers of Wilkesboro, one daughter; Selena Cristina and husband Scott of Lexington, two grandchildren; MacKenzie Boles, Erik Boles, one great grandchild; Jace Crumpton and sister-in-law; Louise Chambers of Odessa, TX.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center, 1370 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Oakwoods Baptist Church

Brushy Mountain Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697





3:00 PM
Oakwoods Baptist Church

Brushy Mountain Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Cemetery Details


Scenic Memorial Gardens Cemetery

245 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Memorial Contribution

Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center

1370 West D Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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