Sgt. Mark D. Chandler, Jr.
Staff Sgt. Mark D. Chandler, Jr., 25
CHANDLER Staff Sgt.
Mark D. Chandler Jr., age 25, went home to be with the
Lord on April 7, 2011 in Columbus, as a result of
injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Georgia.
Staff Sergeant with U.S. Army currently stationed at Ft.
Benning, GA, and previously Ft. Bragg, NC. Mark served
two tours of duty, one in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. He
is a 2004 graduate of Hamilton Township High School and
member of Parsons Baptist Church. Mark was an avid scuba
diver and pilot who loved hiking and lived life to the
fullest every minute. Preceded in death by grandfather
Arvile Conley. Survived by parents, Carol and William
Farabaugh of Columbus, OH, and Mark and Wanda Chandler of
Port Clinton, OH; siblings, Will, Nikki, and Bobby
Farabaugh, Tim Cousino, and Jen (Chris) McCumber; nephew
and niece who were his God children, Jalen McCumber and
Shilynn McCumber; grandparents, Jean Chandler of Norwalk,
OH, Don and Judy Chandler of Polk City, FL, Emma and
Woodrow Lewis of New London, OH, and Sandra Conley of
Youngstown, OH; many aunts, uncles; cousins; other
relatives, friends; and the love of his life, Shannon
Roberts. Visitation Monday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at GRAUMLICH
FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High Street, Columbus, OH. Service
Tuesday 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to service
at Parsons Baptist Church, 3930 Parsons Ave., Columbus,
OH 43207, Pastor Charles Blake officiating. Interment
with full military honors at Green Lawn Cemetery. To sign
and view online guest book please visit www.graumlichfuneralhome.com
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