Chandler, Billy Don, was born December 20, 1939 in Texas and he passed away peacefully at his home in Costa Mesa, Ca. on September 20, 2011. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Sandra, 2 grand children, Nicole and Brian, a daughter TerriLynn, half sister, Cindy, a brother Gordon, the Valentine Family, and his puppies.
Don was a proud member of the Newport Harbor Benevolent Protective Order of Elk’s for 34 years. He held every officer position and was Exalted Ruler in 1981-1982 and 2000-2001. He was elected as a Life member in 2002. He could be found every Thursday at the lodge barbequing steaks on the back dock, as well as hamburgers on Saturdays. He will truly be missed.
A service will be held at the Newport Harbor Elk’s to celebrate his life with his family and friends.