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Rick died July 23, 2003. He graduated from Muskingum University in Ohio with a degree in Geology. Rich took additional engineering courses from Akron University and Arizona State University. He was a lab technician for Babcock and Wilcox Co. in Alliance, Ohio, for five years before moving to Arizona where he worked 35 years for Honeywell in Phoenix. Rick jumped the 1951 season at Missoula.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Chambers, Frederic J. (Missoula 1951)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 482.