Richard Chamberlin

May 7, 1928 - August 28, 2020
Richard Chamberlin

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Richard R. Chamberlin, 96, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020 at the Parkside Health Care Center in Columbiana.

Mr. Chamberlin was born in East Liverpool on May 7, 1928. The son of the late Leonard and Alice (Fair) Chamberlin he had lived his entire life in this area. After graduation from high school Mr. Chamberlin served in the National Guard. He was then employed at the Quaker State Oil in Newell before retiring in 1991.

Survivors include a son, John P. Chamberlin, of Columbiana, and a daughter, Lee A. Chamberlin, of Hilliard, Ohio. Also surviving is his wife’s daughter, Lisa VanDyke, who helped take care of him.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by: his wife, Blanche (Tice) Chamberlin, who passed away in 2017, a son, Jeffrey D. Chamberlin, and a brother, Paul Chamberlin.

Friends may call at the Martin Chapel of the Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists, formerly the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Home, on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 2 to 4 PM. Burial will be in the Columbiana Co. Memorial Park.

Due to the Covid 19 guidelines, masks and social distancing will be required.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

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  • September 02, 2020
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Richard R. Chamberlin, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US National Guard Veteran, Richard R. Chamberlin, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • September 02, 2020
    Danielle Tanner says:
    The managers & staff at Calcutta McDonald’s will miss seeing him every day!! He was a pleasure to get to know and we always enjoyed his company in our store!! He will surely be missed by all of us, including his “Supreme Court” group that he sat with every morning for breakfast!!! RIP Dick<3 Prayers to your family during this difficult time!!!

  • September 02, 2020
    Danielle Tanner says:
    The managers & staff at Calcutta McDonald’s will miss seeing you everyday for breakfast!! You were a pleasure to get to know & you will be missed dearly by all of us including you’re “supreme court” group of guys that you sat with everyday!!! RIP Dick!!!<3 Thoughts & prayers to the family during this difficult time!!