WILLIAMSBURG — U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Brandon Scott Chandler, 36, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021. A native of Corsicana, Texas, he and his family had recently relocated to Williamsburg.
Brandon worked as an MQ-9 evaluator for the U.S. Air Force and held the following decorations: Meritorious Service Medal, Aerial Achievement Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Award, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Combat Readiness Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border, Air Force Longevity Service, USAF NCO Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon, Air Force Training Ribbon and the NATO Medal.
He was preceded in rest by his paternal grandparents, Nadine and Waymon Chandler; and material grandfather, Jack Haley.
Brandon is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Andrea R. Chandler; daughters, Maya P. Chandler and Audrey G. Chandler; father, Darrell S. Chandler; mother, Angie R. McLean; brother, Patrick McLean; sister, Megan McLean; grandmother, Linda Haley; stepfather, Daniel S. McLean; stepmother, Stephanie Chandler; and many other family members and friends who will miss him dearly.
The family received friends Saturday, April 3, at Parklawn Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton. A celebration of life service with Military Honors followed visitation.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Unmanned Apparel’s PayPal fundraising account for the Chandler family. Friends are encourage to visit Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home for more information and to share memories and words of condolence on Brandon’s memorial page.