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Shain Lelyn “Gandee Candy” Gandee was born on November 1, 1991 and went home to be with our Lord and Savior on April 1, 2013.

Shain was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death was his two Grandpa’s who he loved more than anything, Jackie Lee Gandee and Robert Eugene Pauley.

Shain loved to four wheel, loved anything that involved mud, wheels and motors.

He was an avid hunter and loved to make people laugh “Cause its Trick or Treat all year round”. He hated school but loved many of his teachers especially Mrs. Victoria Robb, and his friends.

Shain worked for Parrell Entertainment and previously for the City of South Charleston, Foodland and Thaxton Construction.

He will be sadly missed but never forgotten by his dad, Dale Gandee; mom, Loretta Gandee; sister, Shalena Callahon; niece, Charity Callahan; two grandma’s Bessie Thaxton Gandee, and Joan Shafer. Many aunts, uncles, cousins and most of all, his girlfriend and the love of his life Kansas Whiting.

Funeral Services were held on Sunday April 7, 2013 at the Charleston Municipal Auditorium, 224 Virginia Street East, Charleston with the Rev. Walter Means and the Rev. Randy Campbell officiating. Private family burial followed in Thaxton Cemetery, Thaxton Hollow Charleston.

In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Shain’s name to: angelsamongus.org – Credit Card donation – Make Checks Payable to: Duke University – 13 BR, Tisch Brain Tumor Center – Angels, DUMC Box 3624 Durham, NC 27710 or the Autism Society, 4340 East West Highway, Suite 350, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.

The family will accept Memorial online condolences at: cpjfuneralhome.com or gandeesgeneralstore@aol.com

Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Gandee Family.

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