Sidney Eugene Chandler III was born on February 20, 1949 in Nashville, Tennessee to the union of Sidney Chandler II and Vera Chandler Short. He was raised by his grandparents Kathleen and Cleveland Short. He entered into rest on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at his residence in Nashville, Tennessee.
Sidney accepted Christ at an early age and united with Greater St. James Baptist Church. He was educated in Metro Davison County Public Schools, graduating from Pearl High School.
Sidney was employed with Tennessee State University for a number of years and he also worked for Genesco. Sidney enjoyed playing the numbers, singing, reading the newspaper, and spending time with family and friends. He was a wonderful father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He will be truly missed by all whom knew and loved him!!!
Sidney was preceded in death by his parents, Sidney Chandler II, Vera Chandler Short, brother, Robert Wayne Chandler, and grandparents, Kathleen and Cleveland Short.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories his son, Sidney (Patricia) Chandler IV, daughter, Tamika Chandler, grandchildren, Diamond, Clatera, Sydney, and Jordyn Chandler, sisters, Carolyn Robertson, Gloria Delois Berry, and a host of Grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Visitation Saturday, September 10, 2022, 11-12 with funeral to follow at Beech Creek Baptist Church. Burial in Hills of Calvary Cemetery