Jerry Rodney Chandler


Jerry Rodney Chandler
Jerry Rodney Chandler

Jerry Rodney Chandler, 87, of Amarillo, TX died Saturday, March 26, 2022.

Memorial services will be at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at Hillside Christian Church, 6100 S. Soncy, with Greg Corona officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Jerry was born April 19, 1934, in Plainview, TX to Allen and Pauline Chandler.

He graduated from Amarillo High School in 1952.  Jerry served in the U.S. Army from 1957-1962.  He married Ruth McCaskill on September 3, 1959.

For thirty years, Jerry worked in the U.S. Border Patrol and was stationed in Brownsville, TX, Comstock, TX, Marfa, TX, and Corpus Christi, TX, and retired as Assistant Chief in Tucson, Arizona.

Jerry was a member of Hillside Christian Church and the Fisherman class.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of sixty-two years, Ruth Chandler; two daughters, Debra Chandler, and Sharon Medley (David Medley); grandchildren, Sarah Medley, Alison Medley, Kathlyn Medley Billington (Thomas Billington), Emily Medley, and Amanda Medley; two great-grandchildren, Harper Medley and Raven Ramirez; along with many friends.

8 Replies to “Jerry Rodney Chandler”

  1. Prayers for Jerry’s family. Please know that he was a trail blazer and example for INS and DHS officers that came after him. His dedication to serve others is legacy to be proud of.

  2. Dearest Ruthie,
    I’m so sad to hear this news. I know how very loved Jerry was by you and your family. He was blessed to have you as his sweet wife. I love you

  3. I was so sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing, but thankful he knew the Lord and is in Heaven with Him. Please accept our most heartfelt condolences and prayers.

  4. So sorry I cannot be there with you, Ruthie, Debra and Sharon. Flights from Dallas just wouldn’t work out, but please know you all have been in my prayers and will continue to be.

    Love you all very much

    Sally West

  5. Ruthie- Debbie

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Jerry was an most important part of my BP career and I’ll always have those memories.

    Best thing is his standing with the LORD, and that blessed me immeasurably at a time when I needed it most!

    Love y’all

  6. Ruth and Debbie:
    I am sorry to hear this. My grand parents were the Barbers, and my mom was Joyce. I remember playing around your house. Peace to you.
    Kevin Bailey

  7. Ruthie, I am so very sorry for you and your family’s loss of Jerry. Please accept my deepest heartfelt sympathies!

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