AMORY – Robert E. Candle, 88, of Cordova, Tenn., formerly of Amory, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday September 1, 2014.
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Robert was born in Columbus on Feb. 6, 1926. He worked for Frisco/Burlington Northern Railroad and retired in 1988 after 43 years. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner. He was also a member of First Baptist Church of Amory.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Christine Candle. He has two children, Neil Candle (Jessie) of St. Cloud, Fla., and Christy Salvo (Al ) of Cordova, Tenn. He has four grandchildren, Carla Stewart (Stan) and Kelly Denzio (Scott) of Winter Park, Fla., Chris Chapman (Alex) of Nashville, Tenn., and Allison Henley (Billy) of Germantown, Tenn. He has five great-grandchildren, London, Ketcher, Fallon, Kencacde and Everleigh.
Services will be held in Amory. The visitation will be held today, September 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory with graveside service at Masonic Cemetery on Thursday, September 4, at 2 p.m.
E.E. Pickle Funeral Home
500 Third Avenue South Amory, MS 38821
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Sept. 3, 2014