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Burton L. Chambers

June 30, 2012 by

Burton L. Chambers, 89, passed away at home in Eagle Point on Monday, June 11, 2012.
He was born in Alturas, Calif. on Aug. 3, 1922 to Burton W. and Ida C. Chambers. Burton served in the Navy from 1942- 1945 in the Pacific Theater.
He married Virginia M. Smith on May 13, 1950 in Lakeview and they were married for 62 years.
In December of 1950 he and his wife bought Warner Canyon Ranch in Lakeview. For 35 years they raised registered Hereford cattle and bulls. Burton was president of the Lake County Fairboard. He was also active in the Elks lodge for many years. Burton retired from ranching in 1985. In October of 2006 they moved to Eagle Point to be close to family.
Burton was preceded in death by his sister Barbara Moffet.
He is survived by his wife Virginia Chambers; son and daughter-in-law Leland and Karen Chambers; daughters and sons-in-law Cathy and Mike Hamell and Marie and Jefre McClellan;nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
In lieu of a memorial, donations may be made to the Lake County Round-Up Museum, in care of John Flynn, 438 Mountain View, Lakeview 97630.

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