Frank Chandler, 69 of Stratford, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Graveside services are scheduled for 11 o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Texhoma Cemetery, Texhoma, OK with Pastor Raymond Glendinning, pastor of Stratford Church of Christ, officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Frank was born to D.C. and Betty Eurcelyn (Hunt) Chandler on March 20, 1947 in Wheeler, TX. He married Brenda on October 18, 1993 in Lamar, CO. He was a truck driver early in his life and later followed his passion for horses and became a cowboy and rancher. Frank enjoyed leatherworking and spending time with his grandchildren. Feeding them chocolate and then handing back to their parents was his passion. Frank also participated in cross-country horse endurance competitions in his younger years.
Frank is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers: Charles Chandler and Bob Chandler.
He is survived by his wife Brenda of the home; sister Donna Zimmer and husband Bill of Stratford; sister's in law: Ann Chandler of Pinson, TN and Marilyn Jones of Toronto, KS; step sons: Monty Crist and wife Sandra of Lakeside, CA, Brian Crist and wife Alicia of Lamar, CO, and Justin Crist of Rocky Ford, CO; seven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.