James Gerald “Jamie” Chalmers, 27, of Albany, GA died Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Loyal Order of the Moose # 1285 on Philema Road.
Jamie was born in Twentynine Palms, CA and moved with his family to Albany, GA in 2006. He graduated from Lee County High School in 2016 and attended Aspire in Dawson. Jamie participated in the National Downs Syndrome Buddy Walk, enjoyed playing basketball in Special Olympics and he was a Champion Soap Box Derby competitor for the State of California.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Donna and Robert Smith of Albany, GA, his father and step-mother, Roy and Nicole Chalmers, three sisters, Jade Chalmers, Jordyn Chalmers, Jenise Chalmers all of Surprise, AZ, brother, Joe Chalmers of Wilmington, NC, grandparents, Bernadine Maxwell of Saganaw, MI, Byron and Schicketha Smith of Warren, OH, and step-sister, Miranda Smith of Warren, OH.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial donations in memory of James Gerald Chalmers to Southwest Georgia Down Syndrome Association P.O. Box 1142, Leesburg, GA 31763.