Carl A. Bandy, 52 of Granite City, IL passed from this life on August 4, 2011 at his home. Carl was born on December 1, 1958 in Granite City. He was a long time foreman at Granite City Steel. During his free time Carl enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, traveling and working in his yard. Carl loved to spend time with the grandchildren and his entire family. He is survived by and will be missed by his wife, Marie A. (Roa) Bandy, whom he married on April 28, 2001; father & step mother, Claude D. & Martha Bandy of Edwardsville; 4 sons, Benjamin Bandy of Greenville, IL, Matthew Bandy Of Sorento, IL, Michael Goforth of Granite City, Christopher Goforth of Granite City; daughter, Elizabeth Goforth of East Alton; grandchildren, Alex Simburger of East Alton, Mayla Goforth of Granite City; sisters, Barb & (Jim) Wright, Tammy & (Greg) Richards; brother, Jim Doty; nieces, Christy Scott, Bethany Richards, Emily Richards, Lauren Doty, Paige Doty; nephews, Jake Doty, Tice Doty; step father, Jim Wells. He was preceded in death by his mom Pauline Wells. Friends may call on Sunday, August 7, 2011 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. A celebration of his life will be held on Monday, August 8, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Roy Boyer officiating. Burial will be at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville. Memorials are suggested to Harvest Assembly Church.
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