Casey Michael-Douglass McCandless of Perry has gone on to his next adventure. He was only 31 years old. He was born on September 3, 1990, to John Charles McCandless and Jodi Lynn Taylor. He was educated at Morrison Schools and was a Morrison High School Graduate, Class of 2009. After graduation, he attended Oklahoma State University for a semester before settling down with the love of his life, Jessica Bear. They were married in Stillwater on April 1, 2019. He worked as an auditor for a large retail company for many years. He loved rock music especially that by Nirvana. He played the guitar and sang; he was quite a talented young man. Casey enjoyed bowling in a league and singing Karaoke with his friends. He rooted for the Minnesota Vikings and loved purple and gold. We invite you to wear purple to the Celebration of Life. Most of all he treasured his time with his family. He was a sweet son, a devoted husband, and a doting father. He will be missed forever.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather Charles McCandless.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Jessica of the home, son Jude McCandless of the home, daughter Sofia McCandless of the home, father John McCandless and his wife Dana of Glenpool, mother Jodi Taylor and Thomas Zumalt of Enid, brother Jacy McCandless of Tulsa, sister Taylor Mendez and her husband Rafael of Ft. Worth, brother Drew McCandless and his wife Hazel of Florida, sister Krystina McCandless of Tulsa, brother Gavin McCandless of Tulsa, five nieces and nephews, grandmother Dona Wells of Stillwater, grandmother Ruth McCandless of Ft. Worth, grandparents Richard and Linda Taylor of Ponca City, grandfather Dick Foxworthy and his wife Pat of Colorado Springs, as well as a large extended family and a host of friends.
Friends are welcome to stop by Brown Dugger Funeral Home of Perry on Wednesday (3/23/22) from 9a.m. until 5 p.m. to sign the book and pay their respects. Family will be present Wednesday evening (3/23/22) from 5p.m until 7 p.m. to receive words of comfort from friends.
The casket will be open on Thursday (3/24/22) morning from 9 a.m. until 12 noon for additional viewing at the funeral home. Celebration of Life Services will begin at 2 p.m. on Thursday (3/24/22) at the Brown Dugger Funeral Home Chapel in Perry. Casket Bearers for the service will include Jacy McCandless, Gavin McCandless, Bo Harris, Tom Zumalt, Taylor Mendez, and Jamie Wells. Immediately after the Celebration of Life, the family will drive in procession to Sunset Memorial Gardens, 6500 S Perkins Rd, Stillwater, OK 74074. Graveside funeral rites will be read there at approximately 3:45 p.m.
Please send floral orders to the funeral home. Donations can be made to Casey’s children in care of the funeral home. Make payable to Jessica McCandless mail to 1010 N 7th Street, Perry, OK 73077.
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