Obituary for Gary "Butch" Chandler | Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Service
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Gary "Butch" Chandler

July 9, 1943 ~ March 31, 2018 (age 74)

Gary “Butch” Chandler, 74, went home to be with the Lord March 31, 2018.

Funeral Services celebrating his life will be held 3:00PM Tuesday April 3, 2018 at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church in Colfax with Rev. Phil Kirkman officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in the church cemetery.

A native of Forsyth County, Gary was the son of the late Polina Lucille Bull and Charles Madison Chandler. He served his country with the United States Air Force.

In addition to his parents, he also was preceded in death by his siblings James Thomas Chandler, Ray Chandler, Virgil Chandler, Leonard Chandler, Darrell Chandler, and Lawrence Chandler, and also his aunt and uncle who raised him as parents Martha and Dewitt Winfree.

Survivors include his daughters Amy Matkins and Carlton of Kernersville, and Theresa Chandler and Richard of Boca Raton, Florida; and cousins Sharon Caudle, Gary Winfree, and Wilma Pfaff; and numerous extended family and friends.

The family will visit with friends from 2:00PM until 3:00PM Tuesday at the church prior to the service.

Friends and family may sign, and view the guestbook at

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Center, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC  27103

Donations may be made to:

Hospice & Palliative CareCenter of Forsyth
101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem NC 27103

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