The family will receive friends today, Nov, 2, 2012, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Visitation will also be held Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, from 12 until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Nov. 3, at 1 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel. Burial will be at Hatt Church of Christ Cemetery. Rev. William Tittle will officiate. Collins-Burke Funeral Home will direct.
Mr. Sanford was preceded in death by his father, Ivah Sanford; mother, Hessie Sanford; sister, Kay Jones; nephew, Nathan Jones; and aunt, Beulah Key.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra Sanford of Parrish; sons, Jody Jerome Sanford of Parrish, Jimmy Ryan Sanford of Parrish, and Jonathan Tyler Reece of Parrish; sister, Susan Lanis Sanford of Parrish; brothers, Johnny Morris Sanford of Parrish and Joseph Anthony Sanford of Parrish; and grandchildren, Ryan Sanford, Jackson Sanford, and Elizabeth Taylor.
Pallbearers will be Jody Jerome Sanford, Jimmy Ryan Sanford, Jonathan Tyler Reece, Clint Jones, Christopher Choppell, and Joshua Owens.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Jerome Sanford, Jackson Ivey Sanford, and Elizabeth Nicole Taylor.