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Howard Tyrone Chandler Jr

May 1, 1972 ~ August 7, 2021 (age 49)

Obituary

 Howard “Bucky” Chandler, Jr., was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 1, 1972, to his parents, Howard Chandler, Sr., who preceded him in death, and his loving mom, Verdell Chandler. Howard departed his life on August 7, 2021 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Howard graduated from Roosevelt High School, where his passion was basketball, which was a sport he excelled in. Howard’s basketball career led him to make the front page of the Chicago Sun Times. Howard’s love for his family was all he knew. His kids were always his prized possession. Howard was the father of seven children, whereas his firt born son, Quashi Akil Chandler, proceded him in death. Howard had an overwhelming love for his mom and brother. Everyone who came into contact with Bucky felt the love that he shared. Bucky was a loving, kindhearted, sweet, gentle giant who will be greatly missed. Howard leaves behind his mom, Verdell Chandler; brother, Sherrod; sister-in-lawm Jenerica; his children, Malik, Shani, Christy, Howard III, Latasia, and Quanshae. Howard also leaves behind a long-time companion, Tasia Payton; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, unclesm and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 23, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
D.L. Perkins and Sons LLC
1600 Chicago Ave,
Melrose Park, IL 60652

Interment following funeral service
Monday
August 23, 2021

Forest Home Cemetery
863 Des Plaines Ave
Forest Park, IL 60130

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