Paul B. Candies, 72, a lifelong resident of Des Allemands, died on July 21.
Visitation was held at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral Life Center in Thibodaux on Wednesday, July 24. Memorial Services were Wednesday at the church, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Rita Daigle Candies; sons, Paul B. "PB" Candies II and wife Anne Hymel Candies and Brett M. Candies and wife Kimberly Revels Candies; brothers, Otto B. Candies Jr. and Kevin S. Candies; grandchildren, Devin, Cade and Mary Frances Candies. He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto B. Candies and Agnes Hatty Candies.
In lieu of flowers the family request instead donations to NSU Foundation/John Folse Culinary Institute P.O. Box 2074, Thibodaux, LA 70310, E.D. White Catholic High School Band 555 Cardinal Drive, Thibodaux, LA 70301, NOCCA Institute (New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts) 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70117 and Racers for Christ P.O. Box 1208, Gilbert, AZ 85299.
Landry’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.