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Darrell "Buster" Chamberlain

Born: Tue., Mar. 10, 1936
Died: Wed., Nov. 11, 2020


3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 15, 2020
Location: Hanley and Sons

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Nov. 16, 2020
Location: Ardmore Brethren Church

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South Bend:  Darrell D. “Buster” Chamberlain, 84, of South Bend passed away at Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 11th following a short illness.

       Buster was born in South Bend on March 10, 1936 to the late Lloyd F. and Esther A. (Wedell) Chamberlain.

         On August 19, 1961, in South Bend, Buster married Susan L. Bourdon. After forty-one years of marriage, Susan passed away on February 1, 2003.

        Buster is survived by his sons, Michael S. (Terri) Chamberlain and Patrick T. (Lisa) Chamberlain, both of South Bend, along with his grandsons, David M. (Ashley) Chamberlain and Christopher D. (Murranda) Chamberlain and Great-Grandchildren, Corbin and Parker Chamberlain. Buster, also, leaves behind his sisters, Juanita (James) Brown and Darlene (James) Flatoff, both of South Bend. Buster was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Susan and grandson, Ryan Chamberlain on June 7, 2000.

        After graduation from Greene Twp. High School, Class of 1954, and honorably serving in the United States Army, Buster returned to farming.  Buster and Susan loved to travel, after her passing, he continued to travel, reading, working on anything mechanical. He loved being with his family and friends, but especially, he loved his dogs, Rex and Queenie.

       Visitation will be on Sunday, November 15th, from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Hanley and Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” located at 23421 State Road 23/West Ireland Road, South Bend. The funeral service will be on Monday, November 16th, at 11:00 A.M. at Ardmore Brethren Church, 23370 Ardmore Trail, South Bend, with Pastor Stan Hullah, officiating. Visitation will also be one hour before the funeral service, at the church. Burial to follow the service at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, South Bend, IN. Visitation is subject to current health guidelines, and the church will require all attendees follow the local mask mandate. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at the funeral home website hanleyandsons.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Buster’s honor to the Ardmore Brethren Church, 23370 Ardmore Trail, South Bend, 46619 or to Pet Refuge, 4626 Burnette Drive, South Bend, IN 46614.

    The HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home handled arrangement and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Buster’s family and friends.

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cheryl brown
   Posted Fri November 13, 2020
so sorry to see he passed away, i remember all the Thanksgivings and Christmas we shared many years ago, at Aunt Jenny and Uncle Neal's house, and the Christmas Eves at my mom and dad's house, u will be in my prayers, bless all and take care love all of u

Mark A. Dale
   Posted Sun November 15, 2020
Chamberlain Family,

Michael, Patrick and families with many kind thoughts and deepest sympathy on the loss of Darrell "Buster" Chamberlain. We have many memories that we have cherished over the years. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this time of loss.

The Dale Families

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