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William Boyd Chandler, Sr.

Obituary Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2023

William Boyd Chandler, Sr., age 84 of Maysville, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.

Born on September 11, 1938, Mr. Chandler was the son of the late John Hoyt and Mary Claudine Stewart Chandler. He was the widower of Shelia Fredrick Chandler. Mr. Chandler started and operated Advertising Specialties for more than 40 years in the Northeast Georgia area. He had a love for old cars and enjoyed attending various car shows in the area. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include a daughter, Darlene Chandler (Lewis) McConnell, Commerce; sons, Boyd (Marie) Chandler, Jefferson, Greg (Lisa) Chandler, Maysville; brothers, Pittman (Dessie) Chandler, Canon, Dr. Rev. Ben (Patricia) Chandler, Ashville, AL; sisters, Linda (Vernon) O’Kelley, Winder, Retha Kemp, Oakwood; grandchildren, Dr. Brittany (Austin) Lord, Ryan McConnell, Tyler (Jade) Thurmond, Dakota Thurmond, Kylee Carroll; great-grandchildren, David Lord, Avery Thurmond, and Nora Thurmond.

Funeral services will be held 2 pm Saturday, June 17, 2023 at Ivie Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Marshall Dale, Rev. Ross Johns, and Dr. Rev. Ben Chandler officiating. Burial will follow in Jackson Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 11 am until the funeral hour Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Midway United Methodist Church of Gillsville.

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Arrangements are in the care of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, GA.

Funeral Date
06/17/2023 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Ivie Funeral Home
(706) 335-3178
1053 S Elm St, Commerce 30529