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Celo Bruce Chambers

01/18/1928 - 12/25/2017
Service Date: 12/30/2017
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2549 N. 32nd St., Mesa, Arizona

Celo Bruce Chambers, 89, passed away peacefully on Christmas morning, December 25, 2017 in Tempe, Arizona.  Bruce loved the gospel of Jesus Christ, he served as a Bishop, Mission President and Sealer in the Mesa Arizona Temple.  He loved his family and is survived by his wife: Frieda Mae Davis; 5 children and 33 grandchildren.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Friday, December 29th and funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, December 30th at the LDS Church at 2549 N. 32nd St. in Mesa, Arizona.





  • My deepest sympathy for your loss. May you find comfort in Jehovah God’s promise to swallow up death forever and soon end all our suffering. (Rev. 21:3-5; Isa. 25:8) Peace to you during this difficult time.

  • Laura Hamblin Pew

    I have great memories of living close to your family though these many years. I was closer to Craig’s age, but spent a lot of time playing with Brenda and Sharla. Our families, along with the Davis’s went on vacations together. Bruce was always the life of the party. I don’t think I ever saw him angry or in a bad mood. He was always cracking joking and making others happy. I am so glad I had the chance to be around him, and feel of his influence in my life. Praying for your comfort, and the peace the Gospel brings. Love your wonderful family.

  • I just heard of this sad news. Bruce was my mission president in Anaheim, CA. I loved him, what a great man. He was an excellent president. He will be greatly missed.

  • Lucy V. Redding

    April 15, 2020. I did not know Mr Chambers but I am very interested family history information regarding Catherine Redding who I believe was his great, great grandmother -#x ?? . She was a the oldest daughter of Dennis Redding who died in 1791. I would so appreciate it if one of the family of descendants would contact me. My late husband was descended from Dennis Redding- he was his 2x great grandfather. I am sorry to have to use this avenue to contact a family member. Thank you very much.
    Lucy Redding in Green Valley, AZ 520-625-4636.

  • He was my mission president while I was a missionary in Anaheim California. He was a hard worker and very dedicated with a strong testimony. He was always willing to offer a priesthood blessing if needed. My condolences to the family.

    Hma Marcusen

  • Just saw this and am sad I missed this news. I love President Chambers! I served in Anaheim, CA with him and always felt that he loved me and we had a great relationship! I once ran into him at the Mesa Temple and it was a great reunion! Such wonderful memories of a great man!!!

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