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Obituary

Andrew Charles Eller of Gladewater, Texas, passed away on September 12, 2022, at the age of 31. He was born January 24, 1991, in Dallas and grew up in Tyler.


As a young child, Andrew was happy, frequently with laughter, and wrapped in the love and joy of his family. He truly loved listening to music and was calm and attentive when music was playing. Also Christian music. Even with his limitations, he responded to the presence of his twin brother and to conversation from family and close friends. He enjoyed the lights and attractions in his environment.


Throughout his life, he enjoyed the loving attention from his mother, father, close family, friends, teachers, and caregivers at Truman W. Smith Children’s Care Center. He truly was a blessing, and he still will be held closely forever in our hearts.


His grandparents, Dr. Charles T. Meadows and wife, Helen Meadows, and grandfather, Thomas O. Eller, preceded Andrew in death.


Survivors are his mother, Dawn Chapman and husband, Stan Chapman of Abilene; his father, Tom Eller, II, and his wife, Carlette; his brother, William T. Eller of Abilene; a sister, Arianna Eller of Harker Heights, Texas, and a brother, William Lyons of Nolanville, Texas.


Family and friends are invited to attend a time of visitation on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 9:00 AM at Lloyd James Funeral Home, 1011 E. First Street, Tyler, Texas, 75701, with a Celebration of life to follow at 10:00 A. with Chaplain James V. Peoples and Pastor C. V. Blake officiating. There will be a graveside service following at Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery in Tyler.


In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations in Andrew’s honor to Truman W. Smith Children’s Care Center in Gladewater, Texas.