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Elbert Wayne Chandler
September 1, 1938 ~ July 31, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
LaCenter, KY Elbert Wayne Chandler, age 84, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on July 31, 2023 surrounded by his loving family and friends.
He was a member of Bandana Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for many years. Elbert Wayne was a member of North Ballard Masonic Lodge #537 for 58 years. He retired after 27 years at Ballard Rural Telephone Company as Supervisor of the Central Office and became a Ballard Rural Telephone Company board member for 12 years. He dearly loved his family.
Elbert Wayne is survived by his wife of 62 years, Judy Nell Chandler of LaCenter, KY; two sons, Rod Chandler (Michele) of LaCenter, KY and Brandon Chandler (Nicole) of LaCenter, KY; a sister, Linda Olson (Harlan) of Dwight, IL; eight grandchildren, Jesse Chandler (Carley) of Fulton, KY, Erik Chandler ( Emily) of Paducah, KY, Tyler Chandler of Paducah, KY, Clay Chandler (Brenna) of LaCenter, KY, Lee Chandler (Cassidy) of LaCenter, KY, Bradley Chandler of Tampa, FL, Kasey Chandler and Katie Chandler of LaCenter, KY.
He was preceded in death by his son, Mitchell Chandler and his mother, Letha Toombs Cooper.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at Bandana Baptist Church after 11:00 a.m.
Funeral Service will be held Wednesday August 2, 2023 with Masonic Rites beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Rev. Brian Lingle and Rev. Bill Miller will officiate the service.
Interment will follow at Oscar Community Cemetery.
If you wish, memories of Elbert may be expressed by donations to St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 ST Jude PL Memphis, TN 38105-9959; Gideon's International, P.O. Box 10, Kevil, KY 42053 or Shriners International, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.