OBITUARY: Woodrow Baxter ‘Woody’ Chandler


Woodrow Baxter “Woody” Chandler, age 81 of Dickson, Tennessee passed away on Monday, November 20, 2023.

Born in Hickman County he was the son of the late Ward Baxter and Pauline Tidwell Chandler and was preceded in death by his wife Catherine Mary Chandler.

Woody had worked as a TV repairman for many years and then became a Police Officer. He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his sons, Tim Chandler (Sarita) of Dickson, TN, Robin Chandler (Sheila) of Hickman Co., Shane Chandler (Amanda) of Dickson, TN; daughter-in-law, Tanya Chandler; brothers, Bobby Chandler of Bon Aqua, TN, Johnny Chandler (Marcia) of Burns, TN, Ricky Chandler (Darlene) of Dickson, TN; 6 grandchildren, Amanda Clecker (Jeremy), Krisstyna Mathenia (James T.), Blake Chandler (Morgan), Austin Chandler (Courtney), Kristen Vanmatre (Clark), Corey Napper (Rebekah); 14 great-grandchildren, Brody Chandler, James B. Mathenia, Everly Cleckler, Joelene Chandler, Charleigh Chandler, Rory Chandler, Shane Mathenia, Haisten Cleckler, Brayden Stanley, Briar Vanmatre, Mason Brent, Henry Napper, Bennett Vanmatre, Riley Napper; several nieces and nephews.

Celebration of Life will be Saturday, December 30, 2023 from 2 to 4 PM at the Porter Community Center on Abiff Rd.


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