Robert "Bob" Schamber

April 10, 1930June 27, 2018

Robert “Bob” A. Schamber, 88, of Pasadena, TX passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. He was born on April 10, 1930 in Hattiesburg, MS to Edward and Virginia Schamber. Bob spent his early years in Hattiesburg and Oak Grove, MS. After serving in the U.S. Army, he moved to Pasadena, TX in 1955 and went to work for Champion Paper, retiring in 1995. He and his wife Laura (Kitty) owned and operated Bob’s Discount Guns in Pasadena for 28 years.

Bob is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Laura (Kitty); father, Edward; mother, Virginia; brother, Edward and nephew, Albert. He is survived by his daughters, Darlene Jones and husband Ronnie, Toni Ellis and husband Bruce; grandsons, Wesley Jones and wife Laurie, Michael Jones and wife Jessica; granddaughters, Laura Costa and husband Michael and Lisa Ellis; great granddaughter, Saige Gough; great grandsons, Kaden Jones and Emery Jones. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. Bob was a devoted husband, beloved father, and loving grandfather and great grandfather.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm at Grand View Funeral Home, 8501 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, TX 77505. Funeral services will follow at 3:00pm in the Chapel of Grand View Funeral Home. Interment Grand View Memorial Park.

Special thanks to Faith Memorial Nursing Home and Essential Hospice and Palliative Services for their care the past few months.


  • Visitation Thursday, July 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 5, 2018
  • Committal Service Thursday, July 5, 2018

Robert "Bob" Schamber

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Alan Martin

August 8, 2018

Bob was the earliest influence I remember in my love affair with guns. As a young kid, I would walk in the store on South Street and he would treat my like any other customer, knowing full well I wasn't buying anything. He taught me a lot about guns, and when I was running my own home based gun shop down the street from his house on Washington, he was there a lot, teaching me stuff and giving me a couple really cool old gun posters. What a man with a legacy.....Rest in Peace, sir.

Tom Chattin

July 5, 2018

Even when I was just a youngster my Uncle Bobby helped me to appreciate guns. I will miss him and his witty conversations. RIP Uncle Bobby and say hello to my Aunt Kitty for me.