Cover photo for Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Chandler's Obituary
1952 Thomas 2023

Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Chandler

May 6, 1952 — September 13, 2023

Mr. Tommy Chandler, 71, passed away peacefully from his earthly home to his heavenly home Wednesday September 13, 2023 with Linda, his loving wife of 51 years, by his side.
Tommy was born to Clifton and Lucille Chandler but was raised by his great aunt and uncle, Eli and Kittie King on a farm in northern Crittenden County. He was a farmer and Master Electrician. Tommy attended Baker Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He was also a very active board member, safety officer and fire fighter on the Mattoon Community Volunteer Fire Department.
In addition to his wife, Linda, he is survived by his sons, Buddy (Jackie) Chandler and Bobby Chandler. Tommy was also the proud Grandad to Kevin (Tabitha) Chandler, Matthew Chandler, Eli Chandler and Joey Chandler and Great Grandad to Allie Chandler. Also surviving is his brother, Allen (Sheri) Chandler and sisters, Kathie Skinner and Anna L. Clouse.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton and Lucille Chandler and great aunt and uncle, Eli and Kittie King.
Memorial visitation will be held from 1-4 PM Sunday September 17, 2023 at the Mattoon Community Volunteer Fire Department.
Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion, KY is in charge of arrangements.
Donations may be made to the Mattoon Community Fire Department or Duncan Cemetery, c/o Gilbert Funeral Home, 117 West Bellville Street, Marion, KY 42064.
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Celebration of Life

Sunday, September 17, 2023

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Mattoon Community Volunteer Fire Department

, KY 42064

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