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Chandler, Robert Kennon

Male 1922 - 2006  (84 years)

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  • Name Chandler, Robert Kennon  [1, 2
    Birth 16 Jan 1922 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 6254 
    Death 16 Jan 2006  Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6168  Caswell County
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2023 

    Father Chandler, Joseph Johnston,   b. 12 Jul 1873, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Mar 1970 (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Pinchback, Cora Helen,   b. 8 Jun 1881   d. 12 Sep 1961 (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 24 Dec 1907  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Reference Number 44726 
    • Married at New Hope Church by Reverend M. D. Giles
    Family ID F3254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Family ID F3256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2023 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 16 Jan 2006 - Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Newspapers
    Bartlett Yancey High School Basketball Team 1938
    Bartlett Yancey High School Basketball Team 1938

  • Notes 
    • Robert Kennon Chandler (1922-2006)

      BYHS Basketball Team 064 c.1938

      (for larger image, click on photograph)

      Yanceyville high school boys basketball team was recently declared Caswell County champions, completing its county schedule without a defeat. Members of the team are (left-to-right):

      Front Row: ____ Howard; Julius Clayton; Kennon Chandler; Pemberton Slade
      Second Row: Herman Moore; Herman Vernon; Bob Fowlkes
      Back Row: Buck Moore; W. D. Fulcher

      Fulcher, William Dow Jr.
      Moore, Graham Woodrow (Buck)
      Fowlkes, Robert Ross
      Vernon, Herman Elwood
      Slade, Pemberton Harrison
      Chandler, Robert Kennon
      Clayton, Julius Lee
      Moore, George Herman

      Columbus, Georgia - Robert Kennon Chandler, 84, of Columbus, formerly of Albany, died Monday, January 16, 2006, at the Columbus Hospice House. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2006, in the Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Macon Road Chapel with burial to follow in Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

      Mr. Chandler lived and worked most of his adult life in insurance sales and sales management in the Albany and Columbus Georgia areas. He and his wife, Ruth, deceased raised three children. Mr. Chandler was born and raised in Caswell County, NC.

      For three years, he was active in the Army in the European Theater of Operation (ETO), a veteran of World War Two, having participated in five major battles, 14 days after D-Day in June 1944. An active member of the American Legion. He was a Methodist.

      Survivors include his two sons, David E. and Robert A. Chandler and his daughter, Rita Chandler Jones, all of living in the Columbus, GA, area; two grandchildren, Ginny and Kennon Flint Chandler; a sister, Elizabeth Plumblee of Burlington, NC.

  • Sources 
    1. Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 148-149 (Article #117 "Pleasant Chandler Line" by Elizabeth Chandler Plumblee).

    2. Details: At the Foot of the Lake: The Pattillo-Patillo Family and Allied Lines, Millard Quentin Plumblee (1987) at 251.