George E. Chandler, 79

George E. Chandler, 79, of Millsboro, Del., passed away peacefully on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del.

He retired in 2000 from the Mountaire feed mill in Frankford, Del., where he worked in the maintenance department for many years.

Chandler was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Catherine Chandler; his sister, Ruth Gum; and two brothers, Preston Chandler Sr. and Roland Chandler. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Christine, of Millsboro; a son, Douglas Chandler and his wife, Sandie, of Frankford; a daughter, Jane Franklin and her husband, Bobby, of Millsboro; four sisters, Joyce Ann Tubbs of Dagsboro, Del., Joan Jenkins and her husband, Edgar, of Millsboro, Jean Robinson of Frankford, and Carolyn Moore and her husband, Clinton, of Georgetown, Del.; a brother, Virgil Chandler I and his wife, Betty Jane, of Frankford; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were to be held at Millsboro Cemetery in Millsboro, Del., on April 23, 2018. Condolences may be sent online at