|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1945|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 2007|
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2007, at Woodbine Cemetery for James Farris Chumbley of San Jose. Calif..
Chumbley, 61, passed away Jan. 16, 2007, in San Jose. A memorial service was held on Jan. 20. 2007. in San Jose.
Chumbley was born Jan. 25, 1945, in Artesia, New Mexico to Lynn and Mabel Chumbley.
He Graduated from Artesia High School and attended New Mexico State University. He moved to the Silicon Valley in 1973 and graduated from Santa Clare University with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
He worked for several semi-conductor manufacturers in¬cluding National Semi-conductor, Fairchild and Xilinx where he was the quality assurance manager. As a manager for these companies he often traveled to Europe, Japan, Korea and Singapore.
Chumbley enjoyed literature and writing, which led him to pursue a master's degree in creative writing from SJSU in 1988. His other hobbies included ham radio, Civil War history and personal computers.
Chumbley is survived by his wife, Sally, of San Jose, daughters Elizabeth Chumbley, and Susan Rook, grandsons David Rook and Michael Rook, a brother, George Chumbley of Artesia, New Mexico, and a sister, Marilyn Schell.
Note: James Chumbley is buried with his mother in her grave.
Lynn Farris Chumbley (1915 - 1998)
Mable Mills Chumbley (1919 - 1970)
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Delma Ingram
Record added: Apr 05, 2007
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