Jeffrey ìJeffî Canaday, 53, of Hendersonville passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at Pardee Memorial Hospital. A native of Panama City, FL, he was a son of the late Gerald Canaday and Sally Ann Canaday of Leesburg, FL. He worked with VanWingerden as a foreman supervising greenhouse fabrication for fourteen years.
In addition to his mother, survivors include a son, David Canaday and his wife Beth of Hendersonville; two daughters, Karese Blackwell and her husband Rick of Greeneville, TN, Chelsea Horton and her husband Daniel of Stanley; two brothers, Michael Canaday and his wife Carolyn of Palm Coast, FL, Charles Canaday and his wife Vivian of Tampa, FL; a sister, Judy Sanders and her husband Gordon of Leesburg, FL; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday in the chapel of Forest Lawn Mortuary. Chaplain Charles Kirby will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
Dear Sally Ann, I’m so sorry for your loss. Please know Jeff is with God now pain free and in perfect peace. My prayers are with you.
I am sorry to learn of your loss, David. I know how difficult losing a father is so I will keep you and the rest of his family in my prayers.
Dear Sally, My thoughts and prayers are with you. i am so sorry for your loss.I know what it is to lose a son. Chris was 50 when he died. The Lord will help you.
Jeff has been a dear friend to us an was more like an uncle to our children.We have such fond memories of him.He suffered so much pain but always seemed to see past it.Jeff always helped others and was just an angel here on earth so theres no doubt in my mind hes an angel watching over us in heaven now.I never got the pleasure to meet his family but all of you are in our prayers.God Bless Each of You.If we can be of any help please contact us at (828)582-5965.
With our deepest sympothy,
The Snyder Family