Richard M McCandless

November 30, -0001 - October 26, 2009

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McCandless, Richard M. Survived by the love of his life for 38 years Deborah McCandless. One of a kind father of Arynn (Joel Blazer) McCandless. Playful grandpa to Ester Blazer. Brother of Karen, Susan, Joyce and Bruce. Passed away sunddenly as a result of a tragic accident on October 26, 2009. Age 60 years. Visitation will take place at the Hodapp Funeral Home 7401 Vine St., Carthage, Sunday from 3PM until 6PM. Followed by the Funeral Service on Monday at 11AM. Memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church 8402 Burns Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45216


Donald B. Thelen - Nov 10, 2009

Deborah: I have just learned of Richard’s death at our ASCE Geotechnical meeting. What a tragedy. All of the Associates of Thelen Associates, Inc. wish to extend to you our sincere condolences. He will be missed in the engineering community.

Don Thelen
Thelen Associates, Inc.

Dennis Williamson - Nov 2, 2009

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Richard was a good guy to work with. We will all miss him on this project.

Beth (Combs) Atchison - Oct 30, 2009

Deb and family,

I am so sorry to hear about Richard. He will be dearly missed. God bless to you and your family.

Beth (Combs) Atchison – (I worked with Richard at Foppe)

Kristi Tapper - Oct 30, 2009

Deborah, so sorry for your loss. I was wondering if Richard was originally from Dayton Ohio. I went to Oakwood Junior High with a Bruce McCandless in the early 1960’s. Kristi Tapper, Loveland

Suzanne Faulk - Oct 30, 2009

Deb and family,

My heartfelt prayers go out to you all at this tragic accident. I know the love we felt for Richard and can only express my deepest condolences to you at this loss. May God grant you the peace you need to deal with it. “For everything there is a season”. God bless you.

Suzanne Faulk


Debbie, Arynn & Family:

Our thoughts and prayers and with you during this difficult time. Richard was a wonderful person.

John, Lori, Megan, Taylor & Carson DaSilva

Debi Edwards - Oct 30, 2009

I worked very closely with Richard for many years working on the Bloomington, Indiana project. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.