Amber Diane Chambers of Henrico, VA died suddenly on March 17, 2018. She was born on October 1, 1988 at the Naval Hospital in Charleston, SC to Glenda Chambers. She was raised in Summerville, SC by her loving parents, Glenn and Sandra Chambers and her extended family. Surrounded by her brothers, Glen Jr., Tommy, and Chris, Amber loved sleepovers at her Grandma June’s with her aunts Brenda, Jennifer, and Heather. Amber loved singing, dancing, and hanging out with her friends and family. She was always ready to help anyone. Amber graduated from Summerville High School, where she participated in track and JROTC.
Following high school, Amber helped nurse her father, Glenn, through his terminal illness. After his death, Amber moved up to Springfield, VA. She lived with her grandparents, Jim and Cynthia Chambers. Amber was determined to work for Wegmans and got her wish when she was hired at the Fairfax store.
Amber loved to cook and often tried out recipes on her family. She loved her Wegmans family and her many new friends. Amber’s goal was to eventually manage a Wegmans store in North Carolina. She recognized that to achieve her goal she needed more life experiences. Amber joined the Army on October 31, 2011. She served with a medical unit that trained in Germany before deploying to Afghanistan. She was with the 173rd Airborne Regiment in Italy. In 2015, she was honorably discharged and returned to Northern VA. She rejoined her Wegmans family.
Amber loved opening new stores and helping others train and grow at Wegmans. She relocated to Richmond for the Midlothian store. She was looking forward to becoming the pastry manager.
Amber is survived by her mothers, Sandra Fort and her husband Gary, Glenda Chambers and her husband Kenny; grandparents Cynthia and Jim Chambers; grandmothers Brenda Patterson and Debbie Thompson; siblings Glen, Tommy, and Chris Chambers, Rurik and Darian Evans, Travis and Justin Tyree. Amber is preceded in death by her father, Glenn Chambers. A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 23 at Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd., Chesterfield, VA 23234. A military funeral will be held at a later date at Beaufort National Cemetery.