- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 5 Jul 2012.
CHANDLER, JAMES R., II - born April 13, 1979, departed this life on July 1, 2012. James was a graduate of Karns High School, Class of 1996 and received his Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Tech in 2003. Not only was he a scholar, but an avid outdoorsman. He loved to fish, hunt and surround himself with nature. Predeceased by his grandparents, he leaves to cherish his memory: devoted mother, Barbara Jean "B.J" Chandler; father, James R. (Mary) Chandler, Sr.; brother, Ernest Derek Reagan; sisters, Raphael (Pat) Feamster, Philadelphia, PA and Juanetta (Bobby) Smith; devoted nephew, Derek James Reagan; devoted cousin, Sgt. Major Kevin Eugene McCrary, Sr.; a host of other relatives and friends. Special thanks to the Knox County Sheriff's Department and the ER staff at Parkwest Hospital. On Saturday, July 7, 2012, the family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, with the funeral to follow at Eternal Life Harvest Center, Western Avenue location. Pastor James E. Davis officiating and Bishop Billy McCool, eulogist. Interment will take place at New Salem Cemetery, Sevierville, TN where a full dove release will conclude the service. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary. Mr. Chandler's guestbook can be signed on-line at www.unitymortuary.com or www.legacy.com