A photo of Woodrow W. “Woody” Chambers, Jr.

Woodrow W. “Woody” Chambers, Jr.

Woodrow W. “Woody” Chambers, Jr., age 78, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021, after a brief battle with cancer.

Woody was a member of the Teamsters Local 326 for 35 years, and worked at Custom Deliveries for 18 of those years. He enjoyed traveling, especially going on cruises, hunting and fishing. Woody took trips to New York and Canada to fish with his children; he cherished those times most. He was proud of his 1972 Buick that he took to car shows and won numerous awards for. Woody was also a huge fan of Elvis Presley. He will be sadly missed by his cousin, Joe Chambers and his walking buddy, Richard Nau, as well as many other cousins and friends.

Woody was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Elberta Chambers, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nancy; daughter, Traci Chambers Miller (Mike) of Danville, VA; son, Woodrow III of New Castle; and one grandson, Jeffrey McKenney, Jr. of Danville, VA.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A funeral service will begin at 11 am on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, followed by interment in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Woody’s memory to Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713 or the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.

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10 Condolences for Woodrow W. “Woody” Chambers, Jr.

  • We are so going to miss our Sunday Morning coffee time. You are a Amazing , Kind, Caring, Funny, Generous Man. You Will be deeply missed. Rest In Peace.
    My Condolences to Nancy, Traci, Jeffrey and Woody.

  • Dearest NANCY and family, I was so sorry to hear of Woody’s passing. He was a wonderful man – a great husband and loving father who will be greatly missed. My sincere condolences and healing prayers. Nancy, please let me know if I can help in any way. SHELLEY

  • You will be sadly missed my friend..we had so much fun when we lived near your Mom and our fishing trips with Traci and Punch.. tell Gene hello from us…. Love you my friend
    The Dillons

  • So sorry for your lose . He will surely be missed. Rest In Peace Woody

  • I worked with Woody at both Catalatic Construction (Getty) and Custom Deliveries (MOPAR Chrysler) for many years. Woody was a dependable worker & friend. Flash Gordon

  • My thoughts and prayers are with the family. What a great man he was.

  • My Thoughts and Prayers go out the Chambers Family. Well as we lose another of the old dying breed of Teamster. Woody was a great family friend and now he’s home with his two partners in crime. May You Rest In Peace Good Friend 😢😢❤️❤️

  • Nancy,Tracy and Punche. Sorry for your loss of a great person. Definitely one of a kind.

  • My condolences are with the Chambers family. I was lucky enough to know Woody through the Union and as the UPS driver in the neighborhood . He was a great guy and a gentleman. He will be missed.

  • Dear Nancy and family, We were so shocked and sorry to hear of Woody’s passing. It was just such a short time ago when we were reacquainted with you and Woody at my brother’s celebration of life. Woody was like a part of our family growing up. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.