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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Saturday May 4th, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Sunday May 5th, 2019
2:00pm

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Lorenzo Albert "Red" Chandler

Lorenzo Albert “Red” Chandler, Jr., 93, of 218 Spring Garden Road, Reidsville, entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the Rockingham County Hospice House surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Albert’s nephew, Pastor Danny Chatham and Pastor Sandy Brown officiating. The burial will follow at Evergreen Memory Gardens with Military honors. The family will receive friends Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at Beth’s home (218 Spring Garden Road, Reidsville). Albert was born in Rockingham County to the late, Lorenzo Albert and Ollie Carroll Chandler. He served in the US Army during WWII. He worked for his uncle at Chandler Tire Company for several years, which led to the opportunity to work for M&M Rubber Company. He drove a taxi for Ed Meeks and later he retired from the Carolina Apothecary delivering prescriptions with over 37 years of service. He was an avid Atlanta Braves fan and he enjoyed watching old western movies. Along with his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Trent Chandler; his son, Brentley Todd Chandler; his grandsons, Thomas Floyd Fretwell, II and Brice Edward Holliman; his brother, Bobby Chandler; his sister, Sarah Chatham. He is survived by his daughters, Beth Holliman who was his faithful caregiver for 27 years and Cindy Martinez and husband, John; granddaughter, Melanie Thompson and husband, Kevin; 8 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; and a large extended family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375 or Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Lorenzo Albert "Red" Chandler

Susan Voss May 10 2019 9:16 AM

Cindy, I am very sorry to hear of your Fathers passing. I have prayed for your family and hope for Gods blessings upon you. Keith Bradsher

Keith Bradsher May 5 2019 9:52 AM

Beth,we didnt know your Dad but the sweet stories youve shared and this beautiful video of him and your great family tell its own sweet story.Love and prayers for each of you! Richard and Judy Heflin

Richard and Judy Heflin May 4 2019 4:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lorenzo Albert "Red" Chandler

Evelyn Conner May 4 2019 10:09 AM

Dear Cindy and family.. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Ernie and Susan

Ernie Massey May 4 2019 10:01 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lorenzo Albert "Red" Chandler

Carol Sharp and Janie Booker May 4 2019 12:17 AM

Dear Beth I was so sorry to hear of your father's passing, you were a wonderful daughter and caregiver. Know that you are the reason his life was so full.

Shirley McMichael May 3 2019 6:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lorenzo Albert "Red" Chandler

Susan Voss Gibson May 3 2019 1:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lorenzo Albert "Red" Chandler

Betty Shaw May 3 2019 9:27 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lorenzo Albert "Red" Chandler

Gayle Garner May 2 2019 10:49 PM

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