Dennis R. Chambers

September 8, 1950 - May 13, 2022
Dennis R. Chambers

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Dennis R. Chambers, son of Elmo and Ella Chambers, passed May 13, 2022, at the age of 71.
Dennis was raised in Hobbs, New Mexico, Shawnee, Bartlesville, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Dennis proudly served in the United States Army from 1969 until 1982 in various capacities including the Army Nuclear Power Program and support for development of depleted uranium penetrators and armor, and response for the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant accident.
From 1982-2015, Dennis served in a variety of Health Physics related positions including remediation of radiologically contaminated sites.
Dennis and Lindy (Haas-Schauff) Chambers, married in October 2007 and resided in St. Peters, Missouri until 2015, when they moved to Odessa, Florida.
Dennis was an active volunteer at the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis, Missouri and an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. He rarely missed a game. He loved travelling, especially cruising. He was an outgoing, personable, and intelligent man as well as a very loving, supportive, and caring husband, son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He treasured all his grandchildren and loved making memories with them.
He is survived by his wife, Lindy, his mother Ella (Betty), 7 children/stepchildren Joseph (Melanie)Chambers, Katherine Chambers, Jill (David) Wallace, Sara(Fred) Hall, Jerome (Rebecca) Venteicher, Megan Schauff, Jacob (Alexandra) Schauff, and 11 grandchildren/step grandchildren, and his siblings Patricia Holwell, Rowena Welch and Timothy (Nita) Chambers.
He was preceded in death by his father, Elmo, his sister Georgia Lane, and his brother Greg Chambers

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  • May 17, 2022
    Katherine Chambers lit a candle:
    Lit since May 17, 2022 at 5:28:39 PM

  • May 19, 2022
    Tom Thiele says:
    I worked for SAIC in STL from 1998-2003. During that time, I worked closely with Dennis and a few other USACE people. I always thought that Dennis was very sharp, and respected his opinion/direction. Sorry to hear of his passing. Condolences to his family.

  • May 20, 2022
    Sara Hall (Venteicher) says:
    I remember Dennis always carried note cards in his pocket so he could write down notes during the day. He was so thoughtful trying to remember the little things.

  • May 21, 2022
    Juanita Knowles lit a candle:
    Lit since May 21, 2022 at 5:31:47 PM

  • May 26, 2022
    Steve Feldkamp says:
    I had the pleasure of working with Lindy and Dennis acquiring their new Florida Home. I really learned a lot from Dennis' attention to detail. He wrote EVERYTHING down so he could do a THOROUGH analysis of the data. A very impressive man. The Halloween parties at their home were awesome. Life has cut his short. The memories will never die---God bless you Lindy and the surviving family and friends. We miss you Dennis!

  • May 27, 2022
    Tim L Chambers lit a candle:
    Lit since May 27, 2022 at 5:37:08 AM