Kenneth L. “Ken” Chambless Jr.: Turnerville pastor Chambless dies at 66 comment (0)
June 26, 2014
Kenneth L. “Ken” Chambless Jr., pastor of Turnerville Baptist Church, Chunchula, in Mobile Baptist Association died June 12. He was 66.
A native of Mobile, Chambless was a veteran of the United States Air Force and was formerly stationed at Chandler Air Force Base in Minnesota.
He was a Mobile County deputy sheriff for eight years and served in the ministry for 40 years. He served for 12 years as pastor of Turnerville Baptist, and while there he began the Faith Riders Motorcycle Ministry.
“Ken Chambless loved serving the Lord through Turnerville Baptist Church,” said Thomas Wright, executive director of missions for Mobile Association, noting Chambless faithfully served on associational committees. “His funeral gave evidence of the impact on eternity that came from his ministry here.”
Chambless is survived by his wife of 44 years, Jane, three children and one grandson.