Erick ChamblissMay 25, 1965 ~ September 28, 2017 (age 52)
Erick Maurice Chambliss 52, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 28, 2017 due to natural causes. Erick was born May 25, 1965 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana. Erick was the grandson of Henry Robert Chambliss (deceased) and Emma (Redding) Chambliss (deceased). Erick was the son of Larry Chambliss (deceased) and Everzine Chambliss. Erick was a beloved brother to Talisa Chambliss-Harris and Trent Chambliss (Cheryl). Erick is survived by his son Ethan Reid Chambliss (Mother Michelle Holmes), his Uncle Richard Chambliss (Hattie).
Preceding in death by his uncles and aunts Robert H. Chambliss, George Chambliss, Julius Chambliss, Charles M. Chambliss, Richard Chambliss, Larry Chambliss, Leroy Chambliss, Maxine Chambliss, Louvenia Chambliss, Annie P. Chambliss, Brenda Chambliss and Bridgette Chambliss.
Erick four surviving nephews David Jamar Harris Sr. (Kiauna) Indianapolis, IN, Tyler Re'Shawn Chambliss Indianapolis,IN, William Travis Sanders South Bend, IN, Trinidad Jay Chambliss Grand Rapids, MI, a great-niece Maya Jada Chambliss (Tyler) and Great-Nephew David Jamar Harris Jr. (David,Sr.) both from Indianapolis, IN, and a host of extended family and friends along with his long time special friends Cindy Mann (Hannah) and Kyle Holt.
Erick graduated with honors from South Bend Washington High School in 1984 and was a 3 year Letterman on the varsity basketball team. Erick attended Iowa State University. He also served in the United States Navy stationed in San Diego, California. Erick had a career in carpentry work in the Greater South Bend Area. Erick also served as a mentor in the Family Children Center. Erick enjoyed volunteering as a Cass County Four-H Fair as a helper. Erick enjoyed spending time with family and friends in his leisure time and attending the University of Notre Dame's Football game festivities. Erick was a kindhearted person who was willing to do anything for others. He always had a smile on his face and positive approach on life. Erick was a gentleman, caring and compassionate person who truly cared about people.
Services for Erick M. Chambliss visitation will take place from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, funeral will begin at 12:00 pm, Friday, October 6th, 2017 at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church,1862 N. Olive St. South Bend, IN.
Arrangements entrusted with ALFORD'S MORTUARY.