Bruce Chambers

Bruce Chambers, 57, died Feb. 5, 2012, in Phoenix.

He was born May 17, 1954. He joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 and retired in 1998 as a senior chief. He was employed at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona as the maintenance mechanic. He was a decorated Vietnam and Gulf War veteran. Other than his wife and family, golf was a second love. He enjoyed golfing with brothers when they would visited him in Arizona.

He is survived by wife Jan Chambers of Phoenix; son James Gibbens and wife Katie of Redding, Calif.; daughter Sarah Chambers of Kent, Wash.; brothers Richard Chambers and wife Peggy of Enumclaw, Robert Chambers and wife Kathy of Buckley, and Dale Chambers and wife Betty of West Seattle; and sisters Marilyn Hoksbergen of Auburn and Eloise Chambers of Des Moines, Wash.

A graveside service is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.

Memorials may be made to The Shepherds Chapel, P.O. Box 416, Gravette, Ark. 72736.

All are invited to sign the online guest book at