Benjamin Gandy

Obituary of Benjamin Anthony Gandy

Benjamin Anthony Gandy, 77 of Fairmont, passed away on February 8, 2022 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. He was born December 30, 1944 in Clarksburg, WV, a son of the late Harold R. and Rose Mary Marra Gandy. Ben is survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda L. Wilson Gandy. Ben was a 1963 graduate of Monongah High School. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Shafter in Honolulu, Hawaii. After his military service, Ben attended Fairmont State College and graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Business and Accounting. Ben retired from Consolidation Coal Company (Consol) with over 35 years of service as a Senior Buyer. He was a member of Gateway United Methodist Church where he had served on the SPRC committee and the United Methodist Men. Ben loved the outdoors, especially trout fishing and hunting. In addition to his wife, Ben is survived by his son, Benjamin Wilson and his wife Andrea Gandy of Washington, PA, his three grandchildren, Jarrett, Faith, and Kayla Gandy. His brothers, Robert and his wife Margita Gandy of Richmond, VA, and James and his wife Linda Gandy of Gainesville, FL. The family has entrusted the arrangements to Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV. Private services will be held within the funeral home with Reverend Jim Zinn officiating. A graveside committal service to follow at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover, WV. The Marion County Veterans Council will provide graveside military rites. Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
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