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Nelson Edward Chambers

November 11, 1949 ~ December 2, 2018 (age 69)
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Nelson Edward Chambers, age 69, departed this life on December 2, 2018, in his home. He was born to the late Nelson Ezra Chambers and Mary Nowlin on November 11, 1949.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother the late Eugene J. Chambers.

He leaves to cherish his memory a special loving companion of 27 years, Geraldine “Dee Dee” Allen; 3 children, Angela Johnson (Errol), Don Chambers, and Rochelle Gibson; 3 step-children, Taisha Hawkes, Yusuf Allen (Haneefah), and Chitiana Allen; 4 sisters, Francis Mildred Roy, Josephine Scott (Jerry), M. Katherine Chambers (Mack), Pamela R. Chambers-Green (Gene), Michele Carroll (Thomas); 2 brothers, William Chambers and Otha Ray Chambers; 9 grandchildren, Derrick Vasquez-Velasquez, Arianna, Shanice, Taylor, Yusuf, Jr., Aminah, Aidan, Frank and Asya; 4 great grandchildren, Noah, Zuri, Yadirah and Yasir; a host of cousins and friends.

Nelson was a United States Navy veteran who was a reserved person who enjoyed everyone’s company. He loved shooting pool, listening to music, drawing, and spending time with family.  He was a member of Club Elite, Charmers, Aristocrats, Helping Hands, and Hooters of Gunshot. He was an Eagles fan and enjoyed going to Brandywine Zoo every day.

Funeral Services and Interment will be private.

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