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David A. Chandler

1965 ~ 2019 (age 54)

David A. Chandler, 54, of Petersburg passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at his home. He was a blacksmith for the family business, Chandler Coach Shop, Petersburg.

David was known around the world for his blacksmithing talents. He, and his brothers, have created and restored coaches for over 40 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betsy Burns Chandler in 1991; his parents, Ruth Marie Frazier Chandler and Harley Newt Chandler, Sr.; sister, Mary Ann McGeachy; and brother, John F. Chandler.

Survivors include sisters, Ruth Ann Jackson of Covington, Jane Lee of Fruitland Park, Florida, Lillie Colemire of Foster, and Carol Gibson of Foster; brothers, Bud Brown of West Point, Tennessee, and Harley N. Chandler, Jr., Joe Chandler and James Chandler, all of Petersburg; David was Uncle to 11 nieces and 10 nephews and numerous great nieces and great nephews.

Visitation is Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Hebron. Funeral services to immediately follow at 12:00 Noon. Interment will be private in Petersburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, 917 Main Street, Covington, KY 41011.

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