Obituary: Dustin Lynn Candler


Dustin Lynn Candler passed away on August 11, 2020. He was born on June 22, 1989, in Batesville.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, listening to music, reading, and taking pictures. He had a huge heart and was always kind to any person he met. Dustin was a loving father, son, brother, and friend whose memory will forever be cherished by his loved ones.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Gene Gill; and grandmother, Wanda Lee. He is survived by his parents, Steve and DeAnna Melton; son, Zane Candler; sisters, Melissia McMahan (Randall), Ashley Melton, and Lita Herrmann (Michael); brothers, Matthew Melton and Joshua Melton; grandmother, Jimmie Gill; grandfather, Wendell Lee; grandparents, Arnold and Sharon Candler; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2020, at Willis Funeral Service from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. COVID precautions will be in place, and a mask must be worn.

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