Funeral services for Bobby Chambless of West Monroe will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe with Pastor Wayne Whiteside officiating. Interment will follow at Enterprise Cemetery near Farmerville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe.
Bobby Ray Chambless, Sr. passed away at the age of 88 on Monday, September 6, 2021. He was born in Eros, Louisiana on February 22, 1933, to Nathaniel and Corinne Chambless. He was the youngest of seven children. Bobby was married to Janet Jiles in 1959 with whom he had three children. Bobby was later married to Linda Nale from 1982 until her passing in 2008.
Bobby worked for several decades as an engineer for the Louisiana Highway Department following a tour of duty in the United States Air Force, where he was stationed in Germany. Since retirement he has enjoyed fishing, travel, home improvement & building projects, gardening, and spending time at the lake. Bobby cherished time with his family, whether working or playing, and was active in his church. He loved the Lord, loved gospel music, and was looking forward to heaven!
Bobby is preceded in death by his wives, both of his parents and all but one of his siblings. He is survived by his twin sister Betty Faye Chambless, sons, Bobby Ray Chambless, Jr., Todd Chambless (Becca), daughter Jennifer Dunn (Steve), daughter Lisa Wheeler (Joe), and son Brad Roberson (Beth); Grandchildren Jessica Kent, Jason Wheeler, Zack Dunn, Andrew Slape, Jacob Roberson, Jordan Wheeler, Shelby Dunn, Jonah Roberson, Elijah Chambless, and Jolee Roberson, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 8th at 1:00 pm, followed by a 2:00pm service. He then will be laid to rest at Enterprise Cemetery in Farmerville, LA.