2018-04-25 / Obituaries

Willie Thomas Chandler

The family would like to express their thanks to Mr. Chandler's caregivers Dr. Yu, Dr. Conway, Sheritta Price and especially Brenda Jones.Willie Thomas Chandler, 94, of 4299 Oxford Rd., died Monday, April 23, 2018.  Born in Person County, Mr. Chandler was the son of the late Elder Lex and Mrs. Verna Lunsford Chandler and husband of the late Doris Lunsford Chandler.  Mr. Chandler retired from RPC and attended Helena and Surl Primitive Baptist Churches.  He served in the US Army during WWII.  He was also preceded in death by his son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Debbie Chandler.

Mr. Chandler is survived by his son, Billy R. Chandler and wife Betty; his daughter, Lu-Anne Chandler Laws and husband Landis, of Durham; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at Surl Primitive Baptist Church by the Elder David Minter and the Elder Jimmy Gray. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be held 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Surl Primitive Baptist Church prior to the service.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Chandler, Lance Chandler, Rodney Chandler, Matthew Chandler, Buck Kirk, Billy Riley, and Wesley Morris.

Memorials may be made to Surl Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Dorothy Clayton, 215 Charlie Moore Rd., Timberlake, NC 27583.

The family would like to express their thanks to Mr. Chandler's caregivers Dr. Yu, Dr. Conway, Sheritta Price and especially Brenda Jones.

Condolences may be sent at www.brooksandwhite.com.

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