Martin (Marty) Chandler, 48, of East Alton, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at home.
He was born May 31, 1967, in Marietta (Washington County), Ohio, the son of Cecil and Nancy (Ellis) Chandler.
Marty graduated from Fort Frye High School in Beverly, Ohio, in 1985. In later years, he worked for the refinery industry in a hazmat capacity, traveling to various states before settling in the Riverbend area. At the time of his death, he was employed at Walmart in Wood River. Marty was an avid sports fanatic.
He is survived by his son, Ryan Janssen Chandler; a brother, Shane Milan Chandler; his father, Cecial Dwight Chandler Jr.; and many loved ones and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Lee (Ellis) Chandler, who passed Aug. 19, 1996.
A memorial service for Marty will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Godfrey.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.