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Davis Funeral Home

976 Phillips Ave, High Point, NC

OBITUARY

Lawrence Whitel Chandler

June 19, 1925May 25, 2020
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Lawrence W. Chandler, 94, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at his residence following a brief illness.

Lawrence was born in Banks County, GA, June 19, 1925, a son of the late Hope Chandler. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II. Lawrence retired after 53 years of service with Adams Woodturning. He was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy Luther Chandler; a daughter, Juanita Caudle; two sisters, Cora Oldham and Mildred Duncan; a son in law, Leyton Tucker; two brother in laws, Edward Duncan and Virgil Oldham. Lawrence loved to travel, having visited 49 states, enjoyed cruises, bus trips to Cherokee, NASCAR and going to the farmer's market.

Surviving are two daughters, Bea Chandler and Janett Tucker; a son Randle Chandler ( Sylvia); son-in-law, Ronald Caudle; grandchildren, Jerry Tucker (Cynthia), Michael Tucker, and Jeannie Lawson (Robin), Junior Cress, and Christy Wolford. Great-grandchildren; Aubrey Eichten (Kyle), Maddox Teates, Daisy Lawson, Matthew Burke, Donny, Rebecca, Gabriel , and Michael Cress, Sylvia, Justin, and Brandy Spence; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Celebration of Lawrence's life will be held on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Davis Funeral Chapel by Pastor Ray Luther and Pastor Deon Parker. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park. Friends may pay their respects Thursday from 1:00 until 4:00 pm. Memorials may be directed to Authoracare 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405. On-line condolences may be made at Davisfuneralsandcremations.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Hope Chandler, Mother (deceased)
  • Daisy Luther Chandler, Wife (deceased)
  • Juanita Caudle, Daughter (deceased)
  • Bea Chandler, Daughter
  • Janett Tucker, Daughter
  • Randle Chandler & wife Sylvia, Son
  • Leyton Tucker, Son-in-law (deceased)
  • Ronald Caudle, Son-in-law
  • Jerry Tucker & wife Cynthia, Grandson
  • Michael Tucker, Grandson
  • Jeannie Lawson & husband Robin, Granddaughter
  • Junior Cress, Grandson
  • Christy Wolford, Granddaughter
  • Aubrey Eichten & husband Kyle, Great Granddaughter
  • Maddox Teates, Great Grandson
  • Daisy Lawson, Great Granddaughter
  • Matthew Burke, Great Grandson
  • Donny Cress, Great Grandson
  • Rebecca Cress, Great Granddaughter
  • Gabriel Cress, Great Grandson
  • Michael Cress, Great Grandson
  • Sylvia Spence, Great Granddaughter
  • Justin Spence, Great Grandson
  • Brandy Spence, Great Granddaughter
  • Cora Oldham & husband Virgil, Sister (deceased)
  • Mildred Duncan & husband Edward, Sister (deceased)
  • Mr. Chandler is also survived by 15 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Matthew Burke
  • Ronnie Caudle
  • David Lawson
  • Allen Robinette
  • Jerry Tucker
  • MIchael Tucker
  • DONATIONS

  • Authoracare

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 28, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, May 29, 2020

  • Interment

    Friday, May 29, 2020

Memories

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Drema Hamilton

May 28, 2020

Loved the time I spend with Uncle Lawrence and Bea at dads birthday parties. I could alway count on him to be there and Reminisce about the old days. Going to his house and sitting on front porch in the rocking chairs and talking about out love for Cherokee and getting tips about how to play the machines LOL. Love and condolences to all the family.

Tony Luther

May 27, 2020


L. W. Chandler
Another great veteran of WWII has passed on. Thanks to you and your brothers in arms who served with Gen. George Patton for the freedom and values y'all bleed, sacrifice and died for. Special thanks for being my Great Uncle and sharing your experiences, fears, and challenges of your life. Know the lessons I learned from you maded me a better man and soldier.
RIP

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Cora and Virgil

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Jeannie and Robin’s wedding

Biography

Lawrence W. Chandler, 94, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at his residence following a brief illness.

Lawrence was born in Banks County, GA, June 19, 1925, a son of the late Hope Chandler. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II. Lawrence retired after 53 years of service with Adams Woodturning. He was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy Luther Chandler; a daughter, Juanita Caudle; two sisters, Cora Oldham and Mildred Duncan; a son in law, Leyton Tucker; two brother in laws, Edward Duncan and Virgil Oldham. Lawrence loved to travel, having visited 49 states, enjoyed cruises, bus trips to Cherokee, NASCAR and going to the farmer's market.

Surviving are two daughters, Bea Chandler and Janett Tucker; a son Randle Chandler ( Sylvia); son-in-law, Ronald Caudle; grandchildren, Jerry Tucker (Cynthia), Michael Tucker, and Jeannie Lawson (Robin), Junior Cress, and Christy Wolford. Great-grandchildren; Aubrey Eichten (Kyle), Maddox Teates, Daisy Lawson, Matthew Burke, Donny, Rebecca, Gabriel , and Michael Cress, Sylvia, Justin, and Brandy Spence; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Celebration of Lawrence's life will be held on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Davis Funeral Chapel by Pastor Ray Luther and Pastor Deon Parker. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park. Friends may pay their respects Thursday from 1:00 until 4:00 pm. Memorials may be directed to Authoracare 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405. On-line condolences may be made at Davisfuneralsa