July 30, 1946 - January 24, 2017
Thomas A. Chandler, 70, Marion, KY died Tuesday January 24, 2017 at Crittenden Health Systems. He was a retired boilermaker and a 45 year union boilermaker with Local 40 in Elizabethtown, KY, United States Navy Veteran, 1964 Crittenden County High School Graduate, member of the Marion VFW and American Legion, member of First Baptist Church of Fredonia where he was a church greeter and worked in the food bank and he was an avid golfer and fisherman. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Charlotte Rushing Chandler of Marion, KY; beloved son, Chad (Lorye) Chandler of Colona, IL; sister, Effie Belle Dykstra of St. Petersburg, FL; niece, Mary Belle Dykstra of St. Petersburg, FL; mother-in-law, Marie Rushing of Henderson, KY; sister-in-laws, Brenda (Larry) Samuel, Teresa (Howard) Hughes, Anita (Tim) Pritchett and Linda (Jerry) Thacker; nieces and nephews, Heather (Loren) Champion, Holly (Chad) Lewis, Kennedy Hughes, Ethan and Braxton Lewis, Tony (Lisa) Qualls, special friends, Steve and Sherry Rogers and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Emily Andrews Chandler; brother, Leroy Chandler; nephew, Billy Roy Chandler and sister-in-law, Barbara Qualls. Services are scheduled for 1 PM Saturday January 28, 2017 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion, KY with internment in Mapleview Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 4-8 PM Friday at the funeral home. Boilermakers Rites will be given at the funeral home at 7 PM Friday and Military Rites will be given at the cemetery on Saturday. Donations may be made to Fredonia First Baptist Church Family Life Center, P.O. Box 123, Fredonia, KY 42411.
Thomas A. Chandler, 70, Marion, KY died Tuesday January 24, 2017 at Crittenden Health Systems. He was a retired boilermaker and a 45 year union boilermaker with Local 40 in Elizabethtown, KY, United States Navy Veteran, 1964 Crittenden County... View Obituary & Service Information
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