Died: Thursday, October 04, 2012
Born Jan. 20, 1944 in Pontiac to the late Arthur and Eva (nee: Sillers) Chambers. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marjorie; and two sons, Robert A. (Jody) Chambers and Christopher W. Chambers. He was preceded in death by one sister, Donna (Bill) Cumberworth.
Robert retired from General Motors in 1992 and was a part-time firefighter and part-time administrator for 37 years with Brandon Fire Department where he also was a CPR instructor, instrumental in the Fire Safety House and the home addrees blades. As a young man he was active in Boy Scouts and received his Eagle Scout Award. He later continued his activity with his sons as a Scout Assistant with Troop #139.
Robert was a graduate of Waterford Twp. High School and the Detroit College of Business, receiving his degree in accounting which he used to form a small income tax business. An avid golfer, Robert organized for many years the Atlas/Brandon U of M Burn Center golf outing at Goodrich Country Club.
A funeral service was held Oct. 8 at St. Andrew Episcopal Church, Waterford. Funeral honors were provided by the Brandon Fire Department. Memorial contributions may be made to Brandon Fire Department or St. Andrews Episcopal Church. To send a private condolence to the family go to www.CoatsFuneralHome.com/obituaries.