Richard A. Chandler

December 17, 1945January 22, 2013
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On January 22, 2013 Richard “Dick” Allen Chandler, Jr., beloved husband of Sandy Chandler. Loving father of Richard Chandler and wife Terry, Cathy DiVenti and husband Philip, Kelly Chandler and companion Johnny, Tracy Chandler and companion Jr., Julie Kozma and husband Richard, his cherished grandchildren; Josh, Cortney, Carrie Jo, Jessica and Renard, Heather and Scott, Stephanie, Kaitlyn, Michael, Shelby, Chandler, Tommy, Bri, Noah, Damion and Brooke, his great-grandchildren Jordan and Jeremiah, his brother Michael Seals, and a host of loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Chandler and his brother, Terry Chandler.

Family and friends are invited to gather at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Inc. 7250 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, MD on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. & 6:00-8:00 p.m., where funeral service will be held in the Kaufman Vermaillion Chapel on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., Entombment Meadowridge Memorial Park.

Contributions may be made in his memory to: John Hopkins Children’s Center,


  • Visitation Sunday, January 27, 2013
  • Visitation Sunday, January 27, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 28, 2013
  • Entombment Monday, January 28, 2013

Richard A. Chandler

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Tanya Gillespie

February 23, 2013

My heart goes out to the extended Chandler family for the loss of a truly wonderful person. Rest easy Mr. Dick. It is a blessing and an honor to have known him.?

Heather Swiney

February 23, 2013

Heaven has gained and amazing angel and I know you will be watching over all of us to make sure we are ok. Thank you for all that you have taught me, I was lucky & blessed to have you as my grandpa. I love you and will miss you always. Rest peacefully Pop-Pop.

Sara Chandler

February 22, 2013

Rest In Pease, Uncle Dick. You will be missed forever. Beautiful Soul. ML&R

Jodie Myers

February 22, 2013

Rest in peace my Dear friend... You will be missed by so many. Many prayers coming from Florida for your family.

Sally Rayman

February 22, 2013

My prays go out to the family.You will be missed .

Michael Bortner

February 22, 2013

What a great man I dont think there ever will be nicer man then mr dick the movie business has lost a grest man we miss u. Mr dick

Cathy DiVenti

February 17, 2013

Dear Dad, You have touched so many lives in your lifetime.There are not enough words to say how very much you be missed.You were the strongest man I knew, you had to be with all of us women in your life. You have taught Kelly, Tracy and I to be strong an independant woman and Rick to be a strong man.You have taught Rick, Kelly, Tracy and I how to fix houses, work on cars, chop wood, drive a car and so much more. You were the smartest and most caring man, helping anyone who needed it. You taught us never to settle, but to go after what we wanted. When we bought our houses and got new jobs or promotions. You always told us how proud you were of us and that you knew we could do it. We couldn't have asked for a better dad then you. You always saw the best in us.We love you dad. You will be greatly missed, but never forgotten. Rest in Peace Dad. Love, Cathy

Angie Pruitt

February 6, 2013

I give thanks and glory to God for placing a great man in my life. I am honored I could call you Pop's. Thank you for being accepting, caring, giving, encouraging and most of loving, all this wrapped in a smile. Thank you Pop's, your legacy will not just live on in memories but carried out daily by your example in the many, so very many lives we are all thankful that you touched. Carry on Pop's with much gratitude and love…

tracy chandler

February 5, 2013

Anyone who knew my father ... loved my father , admired him, respected him , was inspired by him , looked up to him and made to feel that you were the most important person in his presence .
He loved us all , regardless if you were blood , the color of your skin or how you chose to live your life ... He found the good in us all and made each one of us want to be a better person . He lived life by example .
He was a dad to many of us or thought of as such . A pop-pop to many of us or thought of as such , But a friend to us all .
My father is my hero , my inspiration , the man that showed me how to love , work hard , find the good in things and people , enjoy life and have fun ! As long as we remember him and all the wonderful things he brought to our lives ... Our father . Our pop-pop .. Our friend will Never die but have eternal life in our hearts and minds !! I LOVE YOU MY DADDY ... YOU ARE THE MAN !!! I love you so much and will miss you every single day !!! Thank you so much for being my Dad !! I am so blessed that God chose you for me and me for you !!! Love you , your daughter Tracy xoxoxoxoxxoxoxxoxo

Richard & Julie Kozma

February 5, 2013

As hard as it is to let you go, the wealth of memories we have will always keep you close at hand. When I see John Deere tractors, old cars, or Winnebagos, I'm going to think of you and smile.....When I see Red Lobster, chicken livers & gizzards, or a good deal on steamed crabs, I'm going to think of you and smile....When I see Wheel of Fortune, Amazing Race or Survivor, I'm going to think of you and smile...When I go to the beach and put my feet in the warm sand, I'm going to think of you and smile....and when I watch a beautiful sunrise or sunset, I'm going to think of you, but with a tear, and know you are with me, but I'll still smile....We love you Dad. Julie & Koz