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Gary Chandler, Sr.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Gary Chandler, Sr

1937 - 2019

Gary Chandler, Sr., 81, passed away Wednesday, March 6, in Wichita Falls. 

Funeral services were held Saturday, in the chapel at Dutton Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Fletcher officiating. 

Graveside services followed at the Holliday Cemetery.

Gary was born July 5, 1937, in Windom, to Hulen and Anne (Gibbs) Chandler. He was a 1955 graduate of Windom High School where he excelled at basketball and was known as “Chan-the-Man.” He married Loretta Bohannon on Jan. 10, 1959, in Wichita Falls. He enjoyed fishing and competed in bass tournaments. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited and enjoyed watching football, NASCAR, and anything his children and grandchildren participated in. He was the Field Superintendent for Swanner Properties for 53 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Harlin Chandler; and sister, Joy Hathaway.

Survivor include his wife of 60 years, Loretta Chandler of Wichita Falls; daughter, Gayla Aldrich of Wichita Falls; son, Gary Lyndol Chandler, Jr. of Iowa Park; one brother, Larry Chandler of Wichita Falls; six sisters, Mary Anne Hacker of Bedford, Jackie Moorehead of Garland, Shirley Manhart of Bonham, Saundra Barnett of Wichita Falls, Andrea Williams of Plano, and Bobbie King of Carrolton; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials are suggested in lieu of flowers to the charity of choice.