Family will receive friends beginning Sunday, July 8, 2012 from 5 until 8 p.m.
Mr. Bandy was born Feb. 1, 1922 in Walker Creek, Arkansas to Effram Hamp and Ethel Bland Bandy and passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012 in Shreveport. He was a lifelong resident of this area, a member of Walnut Road Baptist Church and a World War II U.S. Army veteran. Mr. Bandy was also a retired Millwright Foreman for International Paper Company with 36 years of service.
He is survived by daughters, Terry B. McLain and husband, Gary of Taylor, Arkansas, Joanna Strother of Springhill; son, Ronald D. Bandy of Springhill; sister, Nadnola B. Cobb of Bradenton, Florida; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Bandy was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Eva Christia Bandy; son, Charles Louis Slappy; and two brothers, Hamp and Franklin.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Ellen, Donnaban Hunter, Bill Carter, Jimmy Butler, Geff Farper and Greg Schildroth.
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