The Rev. Deacon Richard Chamberlain passed from this life on Feb. 16, 2016.
He married the former Bernadine Marie Grubbe on April 19, 1952, and enjoyed 64 years of a wonderful marriage blessed by God our Father.
Richard is survived by his wife Bernadine of the home; two daughters, Barbara (Allan) Chamberlain-Goodman of Topeka and Cheryl (Edward) Gomez of Wichita; and one son Mr. Richard (Geri) Chamberlain of Shawnee. Richard was preceded in death by an infant son, Richard Jr.
After his military career, Richard served as the chief executive officer for the chambers of commerce in West Plains, Mo.; Newton; and Paris, Texas.
Memorial contributions may be made to Right to Life. Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home in Topeka was in charge of arrangements. Services already have been conducted, and interment was in Mount Calvary Cemetery.