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Russell Chamberlain

November 22, 1947 ~ May 14, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old


Lover of everything military, antique planes, AC-130s, classic cars(Mustang), and Coca-Cola, Russell (Russ) G. Chamberlain suddenly and painlessly passed away May 14, 2023 at the age of 75. He humbly dedicated his life to his family and love of his life, Mary Alberts. Russ served this community and this great nation in both the Army, and Air Force/Civil Service for over 30 years. Russell was a simple man with a big heart that would help people with no strings attached. This unique– and amazing– human being will be greatly missed by all those who knew him. Anyone who knows Russell, knows we have already spoken too much.

 He is survived by his sister, Anne Patterson, his twin brother, “Bob” (Kathy) Chamberlain. Always in Russell’s heart, his daughter, Marisa and granddaughter, Kiya. His first child, his beloved 1964 ½ Mustang Convertible– who was transferred into the care of his namesake. “The Boys” Mark and Matt Alberts, as well as a number of nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. Along with his Veteran-919th-Duke Family, Sweethearts and Friends.

 Family requests, in his memory, help out a friend or neighbor. Donate or volunteer to any of the following: Friends of the First Lady, Freeze Cancer, Sharing and Caring, VFW Post 5450, American Legion Post 75, Air Force Armament Museum, AMVETS, DAV or any similar organizations.

Russell’s Family will be hosting a celebration of life at New Bethel Methodist Church Hall at 5986 N. Highway 85 in Crestview, Florida on July 15, 2023. It will begin promptly at 1100 hours, no speeches, followed by lunch of Russell’s favorites and social time. For more information contact Marianne at 912-610-0332.

Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at

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Memorial Service
July 15, 2023

11:00 AM
New Bethel Methodist Church
5986 Highway 85 North
Crestview, FL 32536


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