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Chandler_Larry_2434663December 18, 1945 – February 22, 2014
Bessemer, AL – Mr. Larry Chandler, age 68, of Bessemer, Alabama, passed away Saturday, February 22nd, 2014, at UAB West in Bessemer, Alabama.

Larry Chandler, age 68, of Bessemer, AL, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014 at UAB West in Bessemer, AL. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. from Otts Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Wofford Cemetery. Bro. Chris Sullivan will officiate. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday afternoon from 1:00 until service time at 2:00 P.M.

Larry was born December 18, 1945 in Lamar County, Alabama to the late Drolan and Evelyn Flynn Chandler. He was a reflection of a winning team of players especially in his high school years at Sulligent High School in basketball. Larry showed great leadership skills, being elected President of his senior class at Sulligent for the class of 1964 and also on the basketball court; even playing with a fractured arm and kept striving on the court to help capture the winning plays. He would later graduate from the University of Alabama with a major in Social Work and a minor in Psychology. Larry was retired from retail sales, working as one of the top salesman for Dollar General and Family Dollar in the Jefferson County area. He was a member of Hunter Street Baptist Church in Hoover, AL. Larry was a beloved husband and father; his legacy was to teach his family to love the Lord with all your heart and soul.

SURVIVORS: Wife: Molly Chandler, Bessemer, AL Daughter: Megan (Jonathon) Hicks, Hueytown, AL Granddaughter: Hannah Hicks Brothers: Jerry (Rosita) Chandler, Tupelo, MS Dale Chandler, Sulligent, AL Tommie Chandler, Detroit, AL Sister: Wanda Davidson, Tupelo, MS

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Parents: Drolan and Evelyn Chandler Daughter: Christy Williams*

*Otts Funeral Home, Sulligent, AL., in charge of arrangements.

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