ROCK SPRINGS Calvin Jackson Chambers, 78, of Rock Springs, passed away Monday, March 19, 2012 at Delta Memorial Hospital in Dumas. He was born January 15, 1934 in Edgemont, Ark.

ROCK SPRINGS Calvin Jackson Chambers, 78, of Rock Springs, passed away Monday, March 19, 2012 at Delta Memorial Hospital in Dumas. He was born January 15, 1934 in Edgemont, Ark.

He was a retired owner/operator of Chambers & Sons Logging, logging in Idaho and Alaska and was a Christian. He was the son of the late Robert Harry Chambers and Sylvia Linn Chambers and was preceded in death by three grandchildren. He graduated from White Hall Schools and attended Arkansas A&M, now UAM and LSU.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Shirley Harper Chambers of Central, Alaska; four sons, Tim Chambers and wife, Debbie of Springfield, Ore., John Chambers of LaConner, Wash., Donald Chambers and wife, Amy of North Pole, Alaska and Bill Chambers and partner, Dan of LaConner, Wash.; one daughter, Rita Leighton and husband, Ivan of Ketchikan, Alaska; three brothers, Harry Chambers of Cypress, Texas, Danny Chambers of Belleville, Texas and Dr. David Chambers, of Dumas, Ark.; five sisters, Betty Stafford of Barkada, Ark., Evelyn McKeown of Rock Springs, Ark., Margie Irbe of Jonesboro, Ark., Jeanie Scarzafava of Cooperstown, N.Y. and Glenda Scogin of Monticello, Ark.; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.