Guinn Gandy

Guinn Gandy, 60, of China Spring, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center.

Visitation: 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Celebration of Life Service: 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Lake Shore Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Huff officiating

Guinn was born January 29, 1959 in Breckenridge, Texas to Richard and Mary Gandy. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering. He was employed with Stylecraft Builders, Inc. at the time of his death.

Guinn had a servant’s heart that was always there to help with whatever was needed. Guinn was lively and had a contagious laugh that could be heard from far away. He was a hardworking, dedicated and caring man who loved to learn, read, watch sports of all types, outdoor activities, history and carpentry.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Gandy; and his grandparents, Marshall and Arlene Roberts.

Guinn is survived by his wife of 33 years, Cynthia of China Spring; his daughter, Grace, who is a senior at China Spring High School; his mother, Mary Childs of Burleson; his sister, Karon Jordan and husband, Jon; nieces Kimberley, Laura and Ashley; step-mother, Dorothy Gandy of Waco; aunt, Jo Wilks of Abilene; and numerous cousins.

In lieu of flowers, please consider giving a donation in memory of Guinn that will benefit a needy family in the Connally ISD by CLICKING HERE. This would bring great joy to the Gandy family.

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708



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Condolence Messages

  1. Grace & family~ I am so sorry for your loss. Please know your family is in my prayers.
    ~Love, Mrs. Bihl

  2. Jeannine Thacker

    Cynthia and Grace,
    We are so sad to hear of the passing of Guinn. Please know you are both in our thoughts and prayers.
    The Thacker family
    (Kevin, Jeannine, Kailee, Celina, and Lucas)

  3. Miranda Flanary

    Cynthia and family –

    My sincerest of condolences on the loss of your husband. Please know I am thinking of you and your family and praying for you as well.

    Sincerely,
    Miranda Flanary

    • You always made sure we were afloat, you never let us feel less of ourselves and you were always strong for me when I couldn’t be strong for myself, It is our turn as students to be strong for you and let you know that you aren’t alone. You got me always.

  4. Chris, Jandy, & Grace Sleyko

    When I think of Guinn, his big warm smile is the first thing I think of. We are so sorry for your loss.

  5. Dave and Vicky Wilks

    We are so sad to hear of the passing of Guinn. Please know you are both in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Cynthia and Grace ,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Guinn was a great person and was fun to be around. Love you, Aunt Dorothy

  7. Grace & Family,

    Words can not express how sorry I am for your loss. I will be praying for a peace and comfort during this time for your family.

    Sincerely,
    David Wright

  8. Grace and Family – please accept my condolences – I am sorry for your loss – you are in my prayers.

    Peace and Hope.
    Erik (aka Dr.) Emblem

  9. Cynthia and Grace
    We are deeply sorry for your loss. Praying that each day brings you strength and peace. We love you

    Sylvia And Josh Hall 💙

  10. Foxworth Galbraith, Waco TX

    We’re so sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences to your family. We pray for comfort and strength for you guys during this time.

  11. Dearest Cynthia and Grace,

    Our deepest condolences with the loss of a great husband, father and family man…….please know that our prayers are with you both!

    IN THE FATHER’S HOUSE:
    “Let not your heart be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going. ” John 14:1-4

    Joubert, Elizabeth, Johan & Albert Visser

  12. Cynthia and Grace,
    We are very sad to hear Guinn’s passing,; he was a great person and neighbor. May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult days.

  13. Cynthia and Grace. We just heard today about Guinn’s passing. Babs and I have very fond memories of Guinn. Please accept our condolences.

  14. Nicholas Santucci

    Cynthia and Grace. I just heard today about Guinn’s passing .. Guinn and I worked together up in Chicago, he did great work and once he adjusted to the pace of Chicago he started to rock and roll up here. My condolences and prayers!

  15. Mike and Cindi Thomas

    Cynthia and Grace,

    We have been so very shocked and saddened to learn of Guinn’s passing. I’m at a great loss for words because Guinn wasn’t just my co-worker, he was my good friend for many years. Sadly due to time, distance and work circumstances, it’s been a few years since I’d spoken with Guinn. We’ve all lost phone numbers and misplaced email addresses in the interim. He’d been on my mind recently, yet I didn’t realize that you’d moved back to Texas until Milo let me know Tuesday.

    All of our condolences are meant well, but most of them fall far short of what we intend. However, I know Guinn’s family was the most important thing in his life. He was “OK” with having achieved his degree, and though his jobs were important, they were merely the support for his family. The two of you truly were his reason for being…

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  16. Alexander Abraham

    Cynthia & Grace~ I am so sorry for your loss. Please know your family is in my prayers.
    With Prayers, Alex Abraham

  17. Cynthia and Grace, so sorry for your loss. I only found out today, October 2, 2019. I worked with Guinn at VSL/Retained Earth Corp Raleigh, NC and with Foster Geotechnical in Atlanta, GA and Reinforced Earth. Guinn was a great man and I was glad to have had the opportunity to know him.

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