SHELBY - Junius "Candyman" Taswell Gardner, 79, of Beaumonde Ave., died Dec. 6, 2012, at Kings Mountain Hospice House.
A native of Cleveland County, he was born Oct. 13, 1933, son of the late Lewis and Maude Wilkins Gardner.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Sunset Cemetery with military honors.
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 8, 2012