Candace "Candy" Walsh(1952 - 2013)

Candy Walsh, 60, a longtime resident of Arlington and beloved friend of many, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Arlington. Service: 3 p.m. Saturday May 18, at Moore's Funeral Home, 1219 N. Davis, Arlington. Candace Ann "Candy" Messersmith Walsh was born May 12, 1952, in Peoria, Ill. She was a hard-working, fun-loving and friendly woman who never met a stranger. She enjoyed being on the water, sunshine and trips to Las Vegas. Candace Ann provided many devoted years of service as a waitress at Mercado Juarez. She was also an extraordinary mother who was actively involved in her children's youth. In her later years, Candy enjoyed vintage collecting, accessorizing her wardrobe and quiet evenings at home. She loved her job as a store clerk and vintage dealer at Antiques and Moore. Candy was preceded in death by her father, Donald "Don" Messersmith. Survivors: Candy will forever be remembered by her daughter, April Rios; son, Shawn Walsh; mother, Jane Messersmith Henrickson; and brother, Randy Messersmith and his spouse, Shelly. She will also be remembered by her friends and co-workers, whom she dearly loved.

Funeral Home

Moore Funeral Home
1219 North Davis Drive Arlington, TX 76012
(817) 275-2711

Published in Star-Telegram on May 16, 2013