***Due to the SF CO Health Dept. guidelines, the funeral service for Lloyd L. McCandless has been limited to 30 total people. The family welcomes everyone to the Military graveside service at the Fairview Park Cemetery at approximately 3:30PM on Saturday.
Lloyd L. McCandless, age 92, passed away on July 23, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ. He was born on July 7, 1928 in rural St. John, KS, the son of Calvert Cotton and Mollie (Long) McCandless. Lloyd served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and was a retired farmer-stockman. A life-long resident of Stafford County, he was a member of the Eden Valley Church of the Brethren and Masonic Lodge. On October 8, 1950, he married Ella Mae (Schrepel) at Fort Smith, AR. She passed away in 2015. Survivors include two daughters, Linda Ann McCandless, Phoenix, AZ, Debra Kay McCandless, Leawood, KS; two brothers, Donald McCandless, Cheney, WA, George McCandless, Wichita, KS; two grandchildren, Jared Glimcher and Zachary Glimcher. He was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Leonard McCandless and a sister, Cecilia Bach. Funeral service will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 at the Eden Valley Church of the Brethren, NW of St. John, with Pastor Tom Harrison presiding. Military graveside honors will follow at the Fairview Park Cemetery, St. John, KS. Visitation will be on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 from 1-7PM at the funeral home, with family present from 5-7PM. Memorials may be given to Eden Valley Church of the Brethren in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, St. John, KS 67576