Dennis M. Chandler


ELLENTON, Fla. — Dennis M. Chandler, 66, of Ellenton, Fla., and formerly of Amboy, died Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Ky.

He was born June 2, 1953, in Amboy, the son of Leo and Irene (Funfsinn) Chandler. He graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in Social Work. Dennis had been a juvenile probation officer for the State of Florida. He was also a member of the Air National Guard for 28 years and achieved the rank of Master Sargent.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Lawrence Chandler.

Dennis is survived by two sons, Daniel Chandler of Visalia, Calif., and David Chandler, of Jacksonville, Fla.

He is also survived by three sisters, Colleen Howard, of Dixon, Patricia (Ed) Reglin, of Amboy, Julie (Tom) Hoak, of Polo; three brothers, Eugene Chandler, of Amboy, Dale (Glenna) Chandler, of Mayfield, Ky., and Kevin Chandler, of Amboy.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, May 30, 2020 at St Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Amboy. A memorial has been established to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements by the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy.

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