Virgil H. Chandler was born in La Grande, OR to Helen Ohms Chandler and Russel Chandler on June 22, 1933. He graduated from La Grande High School. Virgil and Virginia Barton married on Oct. 27, 1955. They moved to Portland, OR. The family moved to Salem in 1959 and after 36 years with NW Natural Gas, Virgil retired in 1995.
He is survived by wife Virginia, daughter Vonda, and son Kevin.
There will be no services as per Virgil's request. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity. Assisting the family is Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.
Guest Book Entries
Virginia and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Virgil at NW Natural for many years and enjoyed knowing him. It was good to see him at the recent retirement party. Praying God’s comfort for you in this difficult time. George Pool