William Jackson Chandler, Jr., 91, of Henry, died Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services, conducted by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway, were held Friday, December 21, 2012, at Union United Methodist Church. Burial followed at the church cemetery. Mr. Chandler was born in Henry on June 27, 1921, the son of the late William Jackson Chandler, Sr. and the late Thomasena Mellichamp Phil-lips. He attended Union School at Rome for 10 years and graduated from Hemingway High School. During high school he farmed with his father and measured land for the ASCS (USDA). He attended Clemson College and studied vocational agriculture. He was a decorated veteran of World War II, having flown 62 combat missions with the 12th Air Force over Italy, France, and Germany. He began farming on his own in 1946 and taught vocational agriculture to veterans at Indiantown School for three years. He was a founder and the first president of Williamsburg County Farm Bureau. He served as president of Hemingway Poultry, Inc., and floor manager of two tobacco warehouses in Hemingway. He served on the original Board of Directors of Wellman Country Club and on the building committee for its first club house. He owned and operated Mingo Swamp Farms, Inc., a tobacco/livestock farm which later became a forestry operation. A lifelong member of Union United Methodist Church, he held positions as lay leader, trustee, official board member, and cemetery committee member. He was a member of the Indiantown School Board of Trustees and the Williamsburg County Board of Education. He was on the Board of Directors of the Federal Land Bank of Florence and later served on the founding board of the Hemingway Branch of Williamsburg First National Bank. A son, William Henry (Ann Rodgers) Chandler, preceded him in death. Survivors are: his wife, Margaret Nelson Chandler; one daughter, Claire Chandler Harrell (Ralph) of Hemingway; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Union United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 8209 Rose Hill Road, Georgetown, SC, 29440, or to The William H. Chandler Endowment Fund, c/o Indiantown Presbyterian Church, 4865 Hemingway Highway, Hemingway, SC 29554.