John A. Gandy

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John Allen Gandy was born on August 16, 1958 in Odessa, Texas and passed from this Earth on September 29, 2016. He was the son of John B. and Patricia A. Gandy of Conroe, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John B. Gandy, Sr.; grandmothers, Jerry Jacqueline Gandy and Thersie Mariah Gandy; maternal grandparents, George Allen Shaper and Zella Hartness Shaper.

Johnny leaves behind one sister, Jaycie Ann Gandy Paris and her husband, Christopher Scott Paris; and two nephews and nieces, Christopher John Paris and wife, Christina Ann of Spring, Texas and Jarrod Allen Paris and fiancée, Adrian June Denman of Conroe, Texas; and great nephew Christopher Parker Paris. Johnny also leaves behind two house mates and brothers, George Higgs and Jason Kotenbrink.

Special thanks goes to his special caregivers, Julie Cushman, Adrian Denman, Shala Gercia, Jeff Kuny and Debra Burns and the staff at Broadmoor Creekside Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation and St. Luke's Hospital The Woodlands.

Johnny's purpose on this earth was to make friends with everyone he happened to meet and to teach human beings that consider themselves normal humans to love each other. He had a passion for bowling, hanging out with his peers and Special Olympics. He loved Elvis Presley and pretty girls.

Donations can be made in Johnny's honor to:

Bridgewood Farms at or Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare at and clicking on "Make A Donation" button.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 4, 2016 from 9:30am to 11:00am with Funeral Service to follow at 11:00am at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Forest Park The Woodlands Cemetery.


Published on from Oct. 2 to Oct. 16, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home
18000 Interstate 45 S | The Woodlands, TX 77384 | (936) 321-5115
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