Charles

December 2, 1938 ~ July 30, 2021

Born in: Griffin, IN
Resided in: Ft. Branch, IN

Charles J. Chamberlain, 82, of Fort Branch IN passed away July 30, 2021. He was born December 2, 1938 to the late Charles R. and Viola (Straw) Chamberlain.  Charles was a member of First Christian Church of Owensville.  He married the love of his life, Fern Beck, on June 9, 1957.  Charles enjoyed many things in life such as traveling to the Holy Lands, working on DIY projects, tending to his Black Angus cows, and staying busy.  He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Edith Guthridge, Betty “Jean” Scott, Elma “Katie” Vogel and Troy Chamberlain.

He is survived by his wife, of 64 years, Fern (Beck) Chamberlain; sons David (Nyla) Chamberlain and Mike (Michaelle) Chamberlain; grandchildren MaLeah (Robert) Young and MaKayla (Zack) Allyn; great-grandchildren Haven and Ryker Young; siblings Elsie Hornback and Larry “Dean” Chamberlain; and many nieces and nephews.

Holder’s Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Chamberlain. All services will be private.

Memorial donations can be made to First Christian Church “Building Fund”. Please mail to PO Box 518 Owensville, IN 47665.

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  1. So very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for comfort and strength during this most difficult time. May God’s grace and your memories bring you peace. I worked with Charlie for many years at Pacific Press and Shear. He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. God Bless.

  2. Charles & Fern were my classmates in the Owensville High School class of 1957. I hope Fern and all of Charles’ family can find some comfort in his long life and the good fortune of so many years together. Thinking of all of you at this time of sorrow.

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