R. D. ChandlerJanuary 28, 1990 ~ April 20, 2017 (age 27)
R. D. Chandler, 27, of the Swiss Community was called home to be with the Lord, Thursday, April 20, 2017, from injuries received in a motorcycle accident, while doing the thing he loved to do. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of Randy and Lou Griffey Chandler of Burnsville.
Surviving in addition to his parents are a son; Anthony Jermaine Chandler and a devoted best friend and longtime partner; Nessie Barnes of Spruce Pine; a brother; Dustin Lynn Chandler of Burnsville; maternal grandfather: Dewey Griffey and wife Iva Lee of Hot Springs; mother-in-law: Shelby Parker of Spruce Pine; half-sister: Teresa Parker of Burnsville; an aunt; Billie Jean Riddle and uncles Claude, Harold and L. B. Chandler all of Burnsville and Bill Griffey of Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon, Wednesday April 26, 2017 in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. Pastor Jerry Shelton will officiate. Burial will be in the Griffey Family Cemetery at Marshall. The family will receive friends from 10 AM until 12 noon at the church, prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home, to assist the family with funeral expenses.