Mr. Earnest “Lump” Chandler, age 79, passed from this life on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at approximately 12:48 p.m. at his residence in Lima. He was born on January 26, 1939 in Florence, Alabama to Henry and Mary (Beasley) Chandler. Both parents preceded him in death.
In August of 1991 he was united in holy matrimony to Frances Elaine Clemons; who preceded him in death on March 31, 2016.
Mr. Chandler retired from General Motors Corporation. He was a member of U.A.W. Local Union 211. He leaves to cherish his precious memory a son; Jason A. Clemons of Lima. 4 grandchildren; Jaden, Jayson, Isaac and Jayla. 2 brothers; James A. Chandler of Louisville, KY and Alex Chandler (Deloris) of Lima. 3 sisters; Pearl Chandler of Indianapolis, IN. Willa Chandler Williams and Ann Chandler Barnett (James) of Florence, AL. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by 4 brothers; Roosevelt Chandler, John Chandler, Robert Chandler and Ricky Chandler.