Byron A. Chambliss, Sr. 55, of Wake Forest, NC (native of St. Petersburg, FL) passed away peacefully surrounded by members of his family on Monday, October 6, 2014 after a courageous and hard-fought battle against cancer. He was a 1977 graduate of Northeast High School in St. Petersburg, FL. He earned both an A.A. in Electronics Technology (1979) and a B.S. in Technical Management (2008) from DeVry University in Atlanta, GA. He was a Program Consultant at Pontoon Solutions for two years. Prior to Pontoon, he was employed by IBM for 27 years where he held various IT positions. Byron was a member of Wake Chapel Church in Raleigh, NC under the leadership of Pastor J. J. Wilkins, Jr.
He is survived by his four children, Byron Chambliss, Jr., Alexander Oliver (Stacy), Danielle Chambliss, and Bryanna Chambliss; his mother, Elizabeth Chambliss; and six siblings, Shirley Ann Johnson (Wesley), Mamie Harris (Dennis), Willie Chambliss, Norman Chambliss (Judy), Brenda Renee Chambliss, and Elaine Chambliss.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 1, at Wake Chapel Church, 4509 Bland Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609 J. Jasper Wilkins, Jr. Pastor.