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Obituary of Raymond R 'Ray' Chambers Jr., 39


Raymond R. Chambers, Jr. 39, of Blanchard, was surrounded by his family when he passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Williamsport UPMC Susquehanna Hospital. Born on December 29, 1979, in State College, he was the son of Raymond R. and Victoria S. (McCloskey) Chambers, Sr. who survive in Moshannon.

Ray was a 1998 graduate of Bald Eagle Area High School. He was of the Methodist faith. He was a self-employed caretaker, taking excellent care of his companion, Tammy Pruey, who survives in Blanchard.

Ray enjoyed building camp fires and cooking on the open firepit. He also enjoyed gardening, yard sales, dirt track racing, and making people laugh. He was an avid PSU and Dallas Cowboy fan. He was a generous person, always wanting to help others. Unfortunately, his addictions took over his life and in the last few years, people did not always see his loving nature.

Ray is survived by his parents, three children; Michelle, Chase, and Dallas, one brother who was also his best friend, Matthew Chambers of Moshannon, one sister, Amanda Richards and her husband, Josh, of Julian, one nephew, which he referred to as “little man”, Hunter Richards, and by his maternal grandmother, Marjorie McCloskey of Snow Show. He is also survived by his dog, the best friend anyone could have, Brawn, and three cats, Ellie May, Butters, and June Bug.

Ray was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents; Merrill and Leona Chambers, and maternal grandfather, Ralph McCloskey.
Visitation will be on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 6-8pm at the Daughenbaugh Funeral Home in Snow Shoe. Funeral will be at the funeral home on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 11am with Pastor Catherine Dittman officiating. Burial will follow at Askey Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, 106 W. Sycamore St. Snow Shoe, PA 16874.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, 106 W. Sycamore St. Snow Shoe. An online guest book can be signed or condolences to the family available at

Name of Deceased

Raymond R 'Ray' Chambers Jr.



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Daughenbaugh Funeral Home

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