Robert Chamlee


RINGGOLD Robert William Chamlee, 65, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 in a local hospital surrounded by his loving family.He was born April 28, 1947 in Atlanta, Ga., to John Henry and Adele Chamlee. Robert was a graduate of Perry High School and Georgia Tech with a degree in civil engineering. He then received his masters degree from Oklahoma State University and retired from the Corp., of Engineers Mobile, Ala., as a Geo-Technical Section Chief after 37 years of service. He moved to the Chattanooga area in 2002 where he worked for Arcadis Engineering for 10 years. Mr. Chamlee was a member of Christ United Methodist Church.Survivors include his loving wife, Audrey Tolbert Chamlee, a native of Mobile, Ala.; mother and father, Adele and John Henry Chamlee, of Jonesboro, Ga.; sisters, Sandra (Richard) Brockmann, Perry, Ga., and Susan (Phillip) Sligh of Sharpsburg, Ga.; daughters, Dawn (Jamie) Hughes, Griffin, Ga., and Theresa A Hill, Willis, Texas; sons, Michael (Jessica) Chamlee, Smyrna, Ga., Michael G. (Shannon) Wright, Gladbrook, Ind. ; grandsons, Cole and John Ryan Hughes and Michael Eric Wright; granddaughters, Ashley Hughes, Lana Chamlee, Pamela Hill, Nicole (Andy) Majors; great-grandchildren, Shai Majors and Hailey Majors; aunt, Lillie Williamson; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services was held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, at Christ United Methodist Church with Rev. David Hall officiating.Interment will be held at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 4, at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta. Phillip Sligh, Chuck Wilson, Jamie Hughes, Michael Chamlee, Jack Carroll and Ed William.son will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Good News Sunday School Class Members of Christ United Methodist Church.To share expressions of sympathy, visit his online guestbook at Memorial contributions can be made to The American Cancer Society, 850 Fort Wood Street, Chattanooga, TN, 37403.The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. today until the service hour at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

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