Mr. Chalmers died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at his residence.
Born March 23, 1967, in Monroe County, Mich., he was son of Christopher and Kathleen Chalmers of Brownstown, Mich.
Mr. Chalmers served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corps for more than seven years. He was decorated, having received the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Meritorious Mast, Letter of Appreciation and an Expert Rifle Badge.
Survivors include his loving wife, Porsha Ann Chalmers of Lula; son, Matthew Keith Chalmers of Lincoln Park, Mich.; sister, Christine Burget (Calvin) of Pinellas Park, Fla.; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Earl Sr. and Louise Nix of Gillsville; sisters-in-law, Jane Smith (Mike) of Alto and Elaine Williams (Jeff) of Cornelia; brother-in-law, Earl Jr. and Lisa Nix of Gillsville; 13 nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today, Dec. 28.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
December 28, 2012