Van lives in Florala with his wife, Peggy. He is currently retired and enjoys hunting, especially wild hogs, and fishing. Chambers has two daughters, three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
He believes in helping those who cannot help themselves, and has joined Operation Round Up Charitable Foundation for just that reason. He wants to help the Wiregrass through the good that the Foundation has the opportunity to do.
Chambers is a member of the Florala Rotary Club. He also helps people to get to the doctor if they need help.