Raymond E. “Chub” Gandee, 69, of Ravenswood, WV passed away February 26, 2013 at CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston, WV.
He was born on April 4, 1943 in Fairplain, WV to Foster Gandee and Vesta Crane Gandee.
He was an operating engineer for Local Union 132, Charleston, WV.
Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Colleen Adkins Gandee, of Ravenswood, WV; Sons, Adam (Sarah) Gandee, Ravenswood, WV and Jason (Mary) Gandee, Portland, OH.
Also surviving are the loves of his life, his grandchildren, Brooke, Ashton, Michael, Cordie and Wesley.
He leaves behind his brothers, Keith and Ronnie Gandee, Ripley, WV; his twin sister, Edna “Tincy” (Charles) Bennett, Ravenswood, WV; and sister, Ruby (Marvin) Tolley, Ripley, WV; nieces and nephews, a host of friends
In addition to his adopted family, Maxine Shinn, Carolyn Ranson, and Larry Shinn, all of Mt. Alto, WV; and Stephen Shinn, Cottageville, WV.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Faith Bible Church Building Fund, c/o Donna McComas, 65 Wildwood Drive, Millwood, WV 25262; or the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be provided by the funeral home.
Services are Friday, March 1, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV. Pastor Steve Raines will officiate. Burial is at Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville, WV
Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Friday, March 1, from 11 a.m. until the time of service.