Surviving family, in addition to his wife, include children, Jennifer S. McCandless, Laura K. Light and husband, Matt; daughter-in-law, Cherie McCandless; five grandchildren, Connor, Brendan, Alyssa, Emma and Eddie; stepmother, Esther McCandless, and brother, Gary L. McCandless.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Edward R. McCandless.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m. at the Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, Pa., with Pastor Richard Overcash officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery Greencastle.
There will be no public viewing, but the family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from noon to 1 p.m.