Troy Dennis Chandler of Danielsville entered into his heavenly home on Friday, March 10, 2023. He was surrounded by loved ones at his passing. He was 84 years old.
Troy was born September 9, 1938 to George Raymond Chandler and Mary Jeannette Adams Chandler. He was a graduate of Madison County High School. Upon high school graduation, he worked at Southeastern Rubber Company, Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line and Eli Whit Company all the while he was pursuing his true passion which was farming. Troy was a very successful farmer growing cattle, chickens and row crops. He looked forward to pecan season every year and the people that came through the door of the shed.
He married Shirley Ann Adams December 20, 1958. Together they raised two sons, George and Don. Troy was a member of Union Baptist Church. Troy could often be found watching NASCAR racing, Atlanta Braves baseball and of course the Georgia Bulldogs.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years Shirley, son George (Patsy), son Don (Brenda), brother Jim (Sue) all of Danielsville. Grandchildren Kristen Elrod of Greenville, SC; Katherine Chandler of Opelika, AL; Kelly Slusher (John) of Danielsville, GA; Adam Chandler of Danielsville, GA; and Savannah Chandler of Greenville, SC and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Mary Chandler and brother Howard Chandler.
The family will receive friends Thursday, March 16, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Lord and Stephens, Danielsville. Visitation will also be Friday, March 17, 2023 1:00-2:30 at Union Baptist Church. Service will be at 3:00 on Friday with Rev. Scott Adams officiating. Interment will follow at the Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Adam Chandler, George (Wormy) West, Teddy Fowler, Gary Adams, Wayne Chandler and Frankie Strickland. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Brown and Clayton Lowe.
The family would like to thank the staff of The Hampton House for the outstanding care they provided for Troy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Camp Maranatha 170 Floyd Road Danielsville, GA 30633.
Lord and Stephens, Danielsville is in charge of arrangements.
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