Lindale "Candyman" passes away

LINDALE, TX (KLTV) - The owner of the famous Lindale Candy Company has passed away this weekend. CJ "Candyman" Withrow, who has been the owner and operator of the company for over 50 years passed away on Saturday.

Withrow was diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis which is a condition in which lung tissue becomes damaged and scarred, making it much more difficult to breathe.

Withrow leaves behind a wife and grandchildren.

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