Melvin (Rock) Chambers passed away on Jan. 11, 2014 at the age of 83.
He was born Aug. 28, 1930 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to parents Charles Riley Chambers and Grace Dorothy Amo.
Melvin worked for many years as an automotive electrician in Cottage Grove. He was a decorated veteran of the Korean conflict, serving as a sergeant in the U.S. Army.
He married Donna Jean Queener on Jan. 9, 1954 and they celebrated 60 years of marriage in the days preceding his death.
He is survived by his wife, Donna, two sons Greg Chambers (wife Rhonda) and Brad Chambers (wife Nancy) two daughters Melody Wilson (husband Curtis) and Melissa Chambers, siblings Marvin Chambers, Virgie Essner and Tommy Chambers and many in-laws, nieces, nephews, friends and family too numerous to list but not forgotten.
At his request, no memorial services are planned.