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Arthur Chalmers II

Born in Amsterdam, N.Y., he was the son of the late Ruth Warren and Harvey Chalmers II. Mr. Chalmers was a graduate of Choate Prep School, attended Yale University and graduated from University of California-Davis. He retired as a self employed realtor in Schenectady, N.Y., and was a member of the Schenectady Curling Club. Mr. Chalmers moved to Columbus in 1992 and was a member of the Rotary Club and Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross in Tryon.

He is survived by: his wife, Virginia Woodson Chalmers of the home; one son, Harvey Chalmers (Virginia) of Rockville, Md.; one daughter, Virginia Lee Chalmers of Bluffton, S.C. Mr. Chalmers is also survived by two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to The Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross, P.O. Box 279, Tryon, N.C. 28782 or Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, N.C. 28722.

An online guest register can be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.