Robert "Bob" Chambers, age 83, of Hillsboro, Ohio, passed away Saturday October 24, 2020 in Hillsboro, OH.
He was born November 6, 1936 in Highland County, OH, son of the late James Chambers and Margaret Frost Chambers
He graduated from Whiteoak High School Class of 1955 and was a member of Good News Gathering. He retired from the United States Postal Service after 31 years of service as a mail carrier. Bob loved farming, raising show pigs with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, and coaching softball. Before joining the Postal Service Bob had been a barber for several years with his brother-in-law, Kelley D. Ferguson.
Surviving are wife, Amy Jean Chambers whom he married June 5, 1955, two daughters, Vicki (Mike) Vance, Teal (Chuck) Sexton, 7 Grandchildren, Bobbi Jo (Jarrod) Bloomfield, Kelley Hetzel, Brandon (Mistey) Vance, Chad (Nicole) Chambers, Robert (Blanca) Chambers, Ryan (Ashley) Sexton, and Kaelee Lowe. Also surviving are 16 Great-Grandchildren, Bentlee and Emersyn Lowe, Austin and Brooklyn Sexton, Reece and Deegen Bloomfield, Weiland, Jaggar, and Isla Chambers, Oren Chambers, Lane, Lexey, Lance, and Logan Hetzel, Logan (Taylor) Burchett, Baylee Carey, two Great Great-Grandchildren, Oliver Ritt and Letty Burchett. Other survivors include a Sister, Bonnie Bristle, sister-in-law, Janice Ferguson, several nieces, and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his son Doug Chambers, 3 sisters, Adrienne Gaffin, Mary Black, and Betty Fender, two Brothers, Richard Chambers and James Chambers Jr., and brother-in-law, Kelley Ferguson.
Services will be held at Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home, Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in the New Market Cemetery.
Friends will be received at Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Ohio Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
If desired, contributions in Bob's memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association or the Diabetes Association.