Charles “Randy” Chandler


Charles “Randy” Chandler, 60, of Center, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Nacogdoches County.

Graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, May 7, 2021, at Smith Cemetery in Shelby County with visitation at Noon at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Bro. Derrick Lightfoot will officiate.

Born January 4, 1961, in Center, Randy is the son of the late Charles H. Chandler and Joyce Marie Luman Chandler.  He married and spent 35 years with the love of his life, Monica.  Randy enjoyed being outdoors, drinking his coffee, spending time with his grandson, and fishing and hunting.

He is survived by:

Daughter, Randi Kay Faulkenbery and husband Josiah of Center

Son, Brody Chandler of Center

Grandson, Wyatt Faulkenbery of Center

Ricky Chandler and wife Lecia of Joaquin
Ronald Chandler of Center

Relissa Bailey and husband Shane of Nacogdoches
Rhonda McManus and husband Robert of Athens
Rachelle Chandler and fiancé Billy Ramey of Nacogdoches

Nieces and nephews:
Bo Chandler
Ryan Chandler
Jake Chandler
Shelby Caldwell
Ashlie Chandler
R.J. Chandler
Kodie Bailey
Shayna Tucker
Kortni Bailey
Jordin Fountain
Charlie Fountain
Aybree Bond
Kylar Bond
Chance Bond

Preceded in death by his wife, Monica Chandler; parents, Charles H. Chandler and Joyce Marie Luman Chandler; brother, Robbie Chandler; and niece, Brittany Murdock.

Pallbearers will be Ricky Chandler, Ronald Chandler, Robert McManus, Bo Chandler, Ronnie Davis, and Billy Ramey. Honorary pallbearers will be Jordin Fountain, Charlie Fountain, Ryan Chandler, Jake Chandler, R.J. Chandler, and Kodie Bailey.

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