Chambers died while serving his country in Vietnam.

Chambers died while serving his country in Vietnam.

Cornelius J.B. Chambers was born in Kissimmee on January 29, 1947. He graduated from Kissimmee High School and worked at Tarcai Farm and Garden Center before enlisting in the U.S. Army. He is Kissimmee’s only black resident to die in Vietnam and was killed on April 3, 1967, along with his entire patrol, when he stepped on a Viet Cong mine.  He was survived by […]

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