Ted Lee Chamness

November 17, 1928April 11, 2018

Services for Ted Lee Chamness, 89, of Canton, TX are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Thursday April 12, 2018 at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.

Ted was born November 17, 1928 in Canton to Dellis Bryan Chamness and Anne Chaney.

He passed away April 11, 2018 in Canton, TX.

Ted grew up in Canton before moving to Fallbrook, CA as a teenager. He played professional baseball for the San Diego Padres as a pitcher. Ted moved back to Canton in the early 1960's and then to Tyler in 1963. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Tyler Area Homebuilders. Ted enjoyed raising watermelons and rebuilding Ford Model A's in his spare time.

He is survived by his Wife, Helen Joyce Sayre Chamness; Daughter, Virginia & John Lawrence; Daughter, Barbara & William Sain; Son, Chuck & Jan Chamness; Daughter, Martha Head; 8 Grandchildren; and 3 Great-Grandchildren.

Ted is preceded in death by his Parents, Dellis & Anne Chamness; Grandson; and Sister, Jackie Parker.

Burial will be at High Cemetery in Canton, TX.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Masonic Home for Children.


  • Helen Joyce Sayre Chamness, Wife
  • Chuck & Jan Chamness, Son
  • Barbara & William Sain, Daughter
  • Martha Head, Daughter
  • Virginia & John Lawrence, Daughter
  • Grandchildren -, Eight
  • Great Grandchildren -, Three
  • Dellis Bryan Chamness, Father
  • Anne Chamness, Mother
  • Jackie Parker, Sister
  • Grandson -, Deceased


  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 12, 2018

Ted Lee Chamness

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