Carl Davis Chandler, Sr., of Dublin, VA, went to be with his Lord on March 30, 2010. Born in Ashland, WV on March 19, 1913, he was a twin son of the late Robert and Gussie Chandler who resided on Little Walkers Creek in Pulaski County. He was a member of the Dublin Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his twin brother Ralph Chandler and wife, Mable; brother John Chandler and wife Wilma; sister Ada King and husband Morris, and half-brother James Chandler.
Surviving are his wife Ola Faw Chandler, half sister Reba Crawford of Pulaski, and sisters-in-law Virginia Rumley of Hickory, N.C., and Vera Faw of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; three sons, Carl Chandler, Jr. and wife Helen of Dublin; Damon Chandler and wife Cathy of Glenco, Ala., and Robert Chandler and wife Annette of Tazewell; grandchildren Laurie Moye and husband Randy of Kernersville, N.C., Brian Chandler and wife Jan of New Kent, Va., Logan Chandler and sister Laura Chandler of Glenco, Ala., Rob Chandler and wife Kayla of Tazewell, and John Chandler of Tazewell; step-grandchildren Jamie Ousley of Miami, Fla., Jennifer Manning of Chattanooga, Tenn., Karen Newsome of Troy, N.Y.; great-grandchildren Davis Chandler of New Kent, Va., Jessica Moye and brother Christopher of Kernersville, N.C., and Kaylem Chandler of Tazewell; nieces Ezma Lea Stevens of Little Walkers Creek, Lois Ott of Centralia, Ill., Janice Agee of Roanoke, Diane Delbridge of Richmond, Brenda Holcomb of Hickory, N.C., Betty Thornburg of Hickory, N.C., Doris Bond of Salem, Linda Whitlock of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; nephews Scott Chandler of Dublin, Arnold Davis of Little Walkers Creek, and Jimmy Rumley of Hickory, N.C.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 2, at the Dublin Baptist Church with visitation occurring from 5 to 7 p.m. Graveside service will be on Saturday, April 3 at 11 a.m. in the Thornspring Cemetery with Pulaski VFW Post 1184 conducting military graveside rites.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.