Argel Oney Chambers, 80, of Bowling Green died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at 8:40 p.m. in Union Hospital, Terre Haute.
Born Aug. 22, 1924, in Center Point, he was the son of Jospeh and Neva Ruth James Chambers.
He served in the Army as a machine gunner in World War II, receiving a purple heart.
On Nov. 13, 1943, he married Elnora Craver; she survives.
He owned and operated Chambers Garage until retirement in 1982. Following retirement, he enjoyed farming, being outdoors and cutting wood.
He was a member of the Bowling Green Methodist Church, American Legion Post No. 2 and the Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Owen Dale Chambers, and wife, Carol, of Bowling Green; two grandsons, David Owen Chambers and Mark Allen Chambers; great-grandchildren Daylan Chambers, Darcie Chambers and Khristopher Chambers; a brother, James Chambers, of Clinton; and a sister, Reba Scott, and husband, Robert, of Dana.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law, Myrtle Chambers.
Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in French Funeral Home with the Rev. Myron James officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Bowling Green. Visitation will be Wednesday, 4-8 p.m., and Thursday, prior to services. Military graveside services will be provided by American Legion Post No. 2 and VFW No. 1127.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bowling Green United Methodist Church.