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Donald Gene Chandler

February 9, 1946 ~ May 22, 2022 (age 76)


Donald Gene Chandler, cherished husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at the age of 76.

Born in Commerce, he was a son of the late Walter Chandler and Nora Hawkes Chandler. Donald was a longtime member of Erastus Christian Church where he previously served as a Deacon. He retired from Bellsouth/ATT after 25 years of employment. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Minish Chandler and two brothers, James Chandler and Cecil Chandler.

Survivors include his wife, Faye Callaway Chandler; two children, Dan Chandler (Donna) and Dawn Burden (Lanier); four step-children, Deanna Palmer-Green (Leonard), Grant Gillespie (Merrie), Greg Gillespie (Lisa) and Grason Gillespie (Sonya); three siblings, Darce Chandler (Phyllis), Shirley Frazer and Charaisse Hardman (Henry); 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Erastus Christian Church with Rev. Vaughn Howington Jr. and Rev. Carl Beckham officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Todd Chandler, Rodney Chandler, Tyler Callaway, Ken Callaway, Luke Gillespie, Aaron Gillespie, Ethan Gillespie and Billy Healan. The family will receive friends Monday, May 23, 2022 from 5:00 until 8:00 pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Erastus Christian Church "Top of the Hill Seniors", 2050 Neese Commerce Road, Commerce, GA 30530.

Lord and Stephens, Danielsville is in charge of arrangements.

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May 23, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lord and Stephens - Danielsville
963 Highway 98 East
Danielsville, GA 30633

Funeral Service
May 24, 2022

2:00 PM
Erastus Christian Church
2050 Neese Commerce Road
Commerce, GA 30530

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