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Kameron Chumbler

May 5, 1995 — May 12, 2015

Kam Chumbler, age 20, of Paducah, KY, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at Baptist Health Paducah.

Kam was a 2014 graduate of McCracken Co. High School. He was captain of the Mustang basketball team where they won the First District, Regional Championship and the Elite 8. Kam was selected Varsity MVP 3 yrs. in a row, was selected for all District Team for 3 yrs., he was All Purchase Player his senior year, All Regional Tournament Player for 2 yrs., Regional Tournament MVP, and a member of the State Tournament All Tournament Team 2014. Kam was the recipient of the Joey Fosko Scholarship Award, received honorable mention for All State Basketball and Academic All State for 4 yrs. He also received Shawnee Community College Basketball Scholarship and was a student and basketball player for West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Kam is survived by his father, Michael Allen Chumbler of Paducah, KY; mother, Kari Ann Wissinger Norman of Hopkinsville, KY; two brothers, Jacob Wissinger of Calvert City, KY and Derek Wissinger of Murray, KY; grandparents, Billy Chumbler of Leesburg, FL, Vicki Harmon Perkins of Paducah, KY, Gary Wissinger of Chester, IL and Bernice Wray of Kevil, KY; four aunts, Ashley Jones (Kenny) of Calvert City, KY, Wendy Wissinger of Kevil, KY, Raye Ann Wilkins of Paducah, KY and Nina Walton of Louisville, KY; two uncles, Wesley Chumbler of Cairo, IL and Matt Chumbler of Carbondale, IL; several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, W.W. and Eleanor Chumbler and Victor and Opal Harmon.

Good players are easy to spot. Great players are trickier to see. They are working their tails off to make everyone on the team look better. Kam Chumbler was a great player; he made us all look better than we really are. Please join us as we watch Kam leave the court for the last time. Our wonderful memories will be celebrated and shared at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the McCracken Co. High School C-Plant Performing Arts Center with Rev. Stan Reid and Rev. Joel Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015 at Lone Oak Chapel Milner & Orr Funeral Home and from 9:00 a.m. until the service hour of 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at McCracken Co. High School C-Plant Performing Arts Center.

Kam, you have the home court advantage and our God has the ultimate game plan. We love and miss you so much, but know and trust we will see you again soon.

The Chumbler family would like to encourage all friends and family to wear Duke or personal school colors instead of formal attire.

In lieu of flowers the Chumbler family would like expressions of sympathy be made in the form of contributions in the name of: Kam Chumbler Leadership Award. Donations may be dropped off at any Regions Bank. This will be awarded to a McCracken Co. Mustang boys basketball player annually.

You may leave a message, light a candle or share a song tribute at

P.S. Even though you were never a benchwarmer, we know you'll be warming up the bench for us.

"A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever" - Mary Lou Retton

Service Details

Saturday, May 16th, 2015 11:00am, Milnor & Orr

Interment Details

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens

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