November 29, 2012
STARKVILLE — Robert Earle Gandy, 62, died Nov. 22, 2012, in Tupelo. Services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Sixteen Section MB Church with the Rev. J.W. Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in New Prairie Grove. Visitation is Friday from noon to 7 p.m. at Century-Hairston Funeral Home. Mr. Gandy was born Feb. 8, 1950, to the late Willie James Gandy and Mary O. Campbell. Survivors include his wife, Joe Ann Gandy of Starkville; daughter, Kyshia Boyd of Starkville; sons, Marlon Gandy of Marietta, Ga., Marco Smith of Hattiesburg, Robert Gandy Jr., and Derrick Gandy, both of Starkville; sisters, Dora V. Bridges of Hines, Ill., Carolyn O. Neely of West Point and Wanda E. Gandy of Starkville; brothers, Joseph B. Gandy of Howell, N.J., Young Hall of Chicago, Thomas E. Gandy of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Fred M. Gandy of Okolona; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.