OBITUARY

John Robert McCandless

December 5, 1937April 10, 2019

John Robert McCandless, was born in Florence CO to Genevieve and Charles McCandless December of 1937 and passed from this life to the next April 10 2019. He was preceded in death by Mable, his wife of 60 years, May 2018. John entered the United States Navy upon high school graduation and was appointed Squad Leader of his recruit company at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center. After serving in the Navy, he became a firefighter for the Pueblo Fire Department and company Engineer. He retired after 25 years of public service to the Pueblo community John was not one to sit still and became a postal mechanic for another 10 years after retiring from the fire department. The last few months of his life, so as not to have idle hands, he sat and made beaded necklaces for his daughters, Valerie [Jim] Elson, Corrine [Eric] Keller, and Kim [Jerry] Cavender, John [aka] Skeet his only son, was by his side and helped take care of John and Mable the last years of their lives John left many grand kids and great grand kids to honor and cherish his memory: Grand kids Charlene [Zak] Van Ooyen, Nathan [Ashleigh] Elson, Anthony and Robert [Hannah]McCandless, Daniel, Kara, and Krysta Keller, Justin Cavender, Brandon [Megan] Cavender, Desiree [Manny] and Jesseb Cavender Great grandkids Asher and Talon Lyric and Harmony Adam and Ella Damon, Lydia, Aubree, Alexis NO SERVICES ARE PLANNED AT THIS TIME

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