age 87, passed away Oct. 4, 2013. He was born June 20, 1926 in Miami, Fla., son to the late George and Georgia Canidate. Floyd accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church where he had served as an usher for over 50 years. He retired from Dyneer Steel after 21 years of service and had worked security at the YMCA. Besides his parents, his sisters, Mattie Hightower and Mary Alston, precede him in death.
Survivors include his brother, Willie S. Canidate; sisters, Mary Lou Booker, Donnie Canidate, Estella (Donald E. Sr.) Brown and Annie Long, all of Canton; and a host of nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank McKinley Health Care Center for their compassionate care.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 12 Noon in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours one hour prior to the service from 11 a.m.-12 Noon.
Reed Funeral Home
705 Raff Road SW Canton, OH 44710
Published in The Repository on Oct. 6, 2013