He also owned a lamp and shade shop.
Amber worked three days a week at Sears until breaking his hip four weeks ago.
He was raised in a non-observant Jewish home in San Francisco.
He attended Lincoln High School.
He was a Mason and a Shriner.
Amber is survived by 14 nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held Nov. 20 at Sinai Memorial Chapel in San Francisco.
Contributions to Jewish Home for the Aged, 302 Silver Ave., SF 94112.