Kline P. (KP) Chandler

Kline P. (KP) Chandler, 72, of Nederland, died Thursday, January 16, 2014. He was born March 12, 1941, to Mamie Louise and Kline Polk Chandler, Sr. in Port Arthur, and had been a lifelong resident of the Mid-County area. KP was a veteran of the United States Army Reserve. He was a 1959 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School, Port Arthur, and attended Lamar University. KP spent his career working for Dupont Chemical, having retired after forty years of employment as a training supervisor. He enjoyed reading, fishing, hunting with his family and friends, coaching junior sports and watching his grandchildren participate in events. KP was a member and Deacon at First Baptist Church, Nederland, was a Gideon and will be remembered as a man who loved the Lord. He is survived by his loving wife of forty-seven years, Sharron Chandler; daughter, Holly Nicole Bardwell and her husband, Morris, of Canyon Lake; sons, Shawn Chandler and his wife, Sharla and Bryan Chandler and his wife, Robin, all of Nederland; grandchildren, Treven, Dustin and Morrie Bardwell, Vanessa and Beth Chandler and Bailey and Corbin Chandler; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Hunter Bardwell; sisters, Vonda Wright and her husband, Buddy, of Lake Charles and Sheila Schwab and her husband, Ken, of Hutto; and will especially be missed by his little dachshund, Lilly. KP is preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Lura LeBlanc. A gathering of Mr. Chandler's family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m., with his funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 20, 2014, at First Baptist Church, 1911 Nederland Avenue, Nederland, under the direction of Broussard's, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland. Memorial contributions may be made to , 755 South 11th Street, Suite #212, Beaumont, Texas 77701, or First Baptist Church, Attention: Decorating/Floral Committee, 1911 Nederland Avenue, Nederland, Texas 77627. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com

Funeral Home

Broussard's Mortuary
505 N 12Th St Nederland, TX 77627
(409) 722-3456

Published in the The Beaumont Enterprise on Jan. 19, 2014