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Edwin Ernest "Poppa" Chandler
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1937
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 22, 2008
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

CLIMAX Mr. Edwin Ernest "Poppa" Chandler, 71, died on Thursday, May 22, 2008, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, at Red Cross Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Mr. Chandler was born in Guilford Co., on March 1, 1937, to the late Squire and Annie Sherrill Chandler. "Poppa" was a faithful Christian man who loved the Lord with all his heart. He was a loving husband who gave all he had for his family, never wanting anything in return. He will be dearly missed in this life, but even through death, we are not apart for through the blood of Jesus Christ, we will meet again.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Bertha Fisher and Lorene Brady.

"Poppa" is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Joyce Burton Chandler; daughters, Mischell Barefoot of Climax, Amanda Lovings and husband, John of Climax; six grandsons, John William Lovings, III and wife, Candace, Edwin Joshua Lovings, Kelly Chandler Barefoot, Jacob Lee Lovings and wife, Melanie, Joseph Dale Lovings, Jesse Lane Lovings; two cherished great grandchildren, Olivia Madison Lovings, Chandler William Lovings; sisters, Eva Hughes of Florida, Ruby Dempsy and husband, Jack of Greensboro; special in-laws, Benny and Becky Burton of Greensboro, Betty and Jack Bluster of Georgia, Barbara and James Brady of Greensboro; goddaughter, Vickie Page; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. tonight at Forbis & Dick Funeral Home in Pleasant Garden.

Memorials may be made to Red Cross Baptist Church, 2961 Monda Road, Climax, NC 27233.

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Published in News Record on May 23, 2008

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  Joyce Burton Chandler (1941 - 2011)
Red Cross Baptist Church Cemetery
Randolph County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Polly Fry Hagerman
Record added: Oct 12, 2012
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Edwin Ernest Poppa Chandler
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 Added: Oct. 12, 2012

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