Springwater, George A. Candie Sr., age 82, passed away peacefully Saturday. June 23, 2018 at his home, surrounded by family.


George was born April 12, 1936 in Verdun, Canada; a son of Richard & Sarah (Fulford) Candie. He was a roofer/sider his entire working life of over 60 years; he retired from Richard Feathers Construction in Lakeville. George married Rose Upright on Sept. 10, 1973; she survives. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by all his brothers & sisters.


George enjoyed deer hunting and roofing/siding, but most of all he loved spending time with his children, grandchildren & great-grandchildren.


George is survived by his wife of 45 years, Rose; his children, George (Teresa) Candie Jr., Donald (Teri) Candie, Deanna (Rusty) VanScooter, Ed (Mylissa) Candie & Sabrina (Shawn) Mann; 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews & cousins.


A memorial service is being held 1 pm, Sunday July 1, at the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 300 West Naples, St., Wayland.


Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.