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Richard "Dick" Chamness

September 11, 1932 June 5, 2015
Richard "Dick" Chamness
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Obituary for Richard "Dick" Chamness

Richard Russell "Dick" Chamness, of Highland and White Lake Townships, died on June 5, 2015 at the age of 82.

Dick was born September 11, 1932, in Gaines, Michigan, the fifth child of John Lester and Ruth Gwendolyn (Wrigglesworth) Chamness, Sr. He graduated from Hartland High School, enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the Korean Conflict. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Maxine (McElroy); daughter, Debra; and brothers, John Jr., David, and Gardner.

He is survived by his daughter, Charlene Labonte, Alabama Port, Alabama; grandchildren Shannon (Mark) Bell, Rainesville, Alabama; Mark (Kristi) Chamness, Howell, Michigan; Jason (Alexandriah) Morris, Holly Michigan; Shaun Morris, Pontiac, Michigan, and nine great-grandchildren. He also is survived by his sisters Doris Thompson of Yaciapa, California; Donna Little of Hugoton, Kansas; Sally Roser, Kingman, Kansas; and brother, Ed (Janice) Chamness of Wilberforce, Ohio, also sister-in-law, Phyllis Grieves Chamness, Bronwood, Texas, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 E. Main Street, Brighton, Michigan on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 3-8 PM.

A Memorial Service will be held at Hardy United Methodist Church, 6510 East Highland Road (between US 23 and Latson Road), Howell, Michigan on Friday, June 12, 2015 at 10 AM with visitation beginning at 9 AM.

For further information phone Lynch & Sons at 810-229-2905.


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