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James Russell “Jimmy” Chaney, 68, of Dunkirk died Nov. 4, 2012, at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick.

He was born March 23, 1944, in Dunkirk to John Vinton and Hazel Marie (Phipps) Chaney.

He was raised in Calvert County and attended public schools. He was employed as a carpenter with Clevenger Corp. doing commercial construction. He was a member of the Washington, D.C., Carpenters Union, Local 132. In his leisure time, he enjoyed old tractors, tractor pulls and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Douglas P. Chaney.

He is survived by his sons, Steven J. Chaney of Anacortes, Wash., and Edward T. Chaney of Phoenix, Ariz.; four grandchildren; loving companion, Annie Tippett of Dunkirk; brothers, Gilbert E. Chaney and Robert L. Chaney, both of Dunkirk; and sister, J. Pauline Hancock of South Hill, Va.

Services will be private.

Arrangements are being provided by Rausch Funeral Home in Owings.