Andrew Leon Chambers, age 42, passed away at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita, Kansas on Sunday, May 3, 2015. He was born on October 22, 1972 in Wakeeney, Kansas, the son of James A. And Shirley J. Ziegler Chambers.
In 1993, Andrew graduated from Parsons Senior High School in Parsons, Kansas and moved to Wichita, Kansas where he was a vocational trainer for KETCH Community Living where he worked in electronics, binders and filters.
Andrew was a member of the Catholic faith and was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was a very active participant in Special Olympics. He participated in a Self-Advocacy Group and served as the group’s Vice President until March of 2004 and was very active in PUSH day in Topeka, Kansas from 2003 to 2007.
Survivors include his Parents – James & Shirley Chambers of Scott City, Kansas, One Sister – Shelly & Clinton Wiley of Scott City, Kansas, Two Brothers – Gregory & Angi Chambers of Kimball, Nebraska, James X. Chambers of Scott City, Kansas and Numerous nieces & nephews.
A celebration of Life service will be held for Andrew from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. On May 15, 2015 at 230 S. Ida in Wichita, Kansas.
Memorials In Lieu of Flowers may be given to KETCH in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes.
Inurnment will be held at a later date at the St. Michael’s Cemetery in Collyer, Kansas.
There will be no calling times.