Scottie Chambliss, Jr.

June 26, 1936 - October 13, 2020

Scottie Chambliss, Jr., 84, of Vidor, died Tuesday, October 13, 2020. He was born on June 26, 1936, in Beaumont, to Mabel Inez Randall and Scottie William Chambliss, Sr.

Scottie worked for the Beaumont Enterprise as a pressman. He was also a Ham Radio Operator with his handle, “W5YUG”, and worked his way to obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout. 

Survivors include his sons, James Chambliss and Terry Chambliss; grandchildren, Mable Chambliss; Terry Chambliss and his wife, Alison; Christine Romero and her husband, Brian; Vyazma Todd and her husband, Kevin; and Sasha Chambliss; great-grandchildren, Kevin King, Karen King, Paige Romero, Cale Romero, Aiden Todd, Jovian Todd, Trinity Todd, and Scott Palus-Chambliss; and sister, Gloria Randall.  

He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-five years, Patricia Ann Chambliss.  

Memorial contributions for Mr. Chambliss may be made to St. Michael Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 680 N. 15th Street, Beaumont, Texas 77702. 

A gathering of Mr. Chambliss’s family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m., with his Trisagion to follow at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, October 18, 2020, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 19, 2020, at St. Michael Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 680 N. 15th Street, Beaumont, with his interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

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  • 690 n. 15th beaumont tx 77702
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  • 10/18/2020
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A Gathering of Mr. Chambliss's Family and Friends

A Gathering of Mr. Chambliss's Family and Friends
  • 2000 mcfaddin street beaumont tx 77701
  • 10/18/2020
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Richard W. Rose

My dad, Jewell Rose worked with Scottie at the Enterprise many years ago.. I remember him well even though it has been many years since I last saw him. My condolences for the family as I know they will miss him but try to remember his smiling face and the good times you had together.

Don Morgan

Jim and Terry I am sorry for your loss. I liked Mom and Dad. Great Folks!

Charles Randall

So sad to hear about Scotty's passing. I haven't seen Scotty since he lived near me in South Park Beaumont. Looking at your photo Scotty, you look identical to your dad. I remember many good times - especially at the beach cabin. Rest In Peace Scotty.

Aubrey Webb

I am saddened to hear of Scottie's passing. I had the pleasure of working with him at the Beaumont Enterprise for twenty-four years. Scottie was a member of an elite group at the newspaper. He was a pressman. The pressroom had the most tenured employees in the building. When I left the newspaper all pressmen had more than twenty years on the job and several had more than, .thirty. They were a tightknit, talented and dedicated group. Each member of the team was a true professional. I enjoyed knowing Scottie and Ann. They were a delight to be around. My sympathy to the family..

Jo Carolyn Gibbs Sekaly

Scottie was a beautiful person. He will be missed by MANY. God rest his sweet soul.