Dennis Ray McCandless passed away May 20, 2002.He was born September 28, 1946 in Alice, Texas and graduated from Wm. Adams High School.He served in the United States Army and was in Viet Nam for nineteen months during the height of the conflict.
After returning home he worked in various parts of the oil industry but was found to have a serious heart condition that forced him into disability retirement.
Though he never married he loved children, his nephews and nieces always enjoyed his visits.After his father's health failed, Dennis took four young nephews into his home and raised them for several years
Dennis was the son of Maude Marie Cornelius McCandless and Jesse Ray McCandless; he is survived by his sister, Peggy Engel of San Antonio, TX and his brothers, Ron McCandless of Austin, TX: Rudy Falcon and Jacob Falcon of Jackson, MS.
Holmgreen Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.A graveside Military service will be conducted at 10:00 AM Saturday 25, 2002.
Dennis was my brother, he was buried 18 months to the day after our father.Older brother's are always important to have, I had a good one.