Bobby Ray Chambers

Bobby Ray Chambers


A memorial service for Bobby Ray Chambers, 79, of Gainesville, was held Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Collinsville United Methodist Church with Rev. Gene Gordon officiating. Mr. Chambers passed away on April 22, 2017, in Gainesville.

He was born March 8, 1938, in Quinlan to David Henry and Anne Alieen Henderson Chambers. He graduated high school in Quinlan and attended East Texas State University. On October 7, 1960, he married Nina Vaughn in Wills Point. He established his career as a sales representative with Texas & Pacific Trucking and Time-D.C. Motor Freight before founding his own company, Chambers Trucking.

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing in his regular domino group.

Survivors include wife, Nina Chambers of Gainesville; cousins, Ann Evans of Quinlan, Janie Taylor of Edgewood and Marlene Wood of Naples, Fla; numerous cousins; sister-in-law, Linda Turner of Denison, sister-in-law, Peggy Ferrell of Edmond, Okla.; nephew, Robert White of Wills Point; and niece, Michelle Nichols of Witherbee, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.