Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

March 11, 2014

Sammy Sanford

Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Memorial services for Sammy Sanford, age 38, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Afton Grove Baptist Church in Jacksonville under the direction of Autry Funeral Home with Rev. Brother David Hallum officiating.

Mr. Sanford passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Jacksonville.

He was born June 2, 1975, to Samuel Ray and Sandra Gattis Sanford.

He is preceded in death by his father and two brothers.

Sammy served in the United States Marine Corp. and was a member of Afton Grove Baptist Church. He was as a truck driver, and had been a volunteer fireman in the surrounding area.  Sammy was a Die-Hard Dallas Cowboy Fan.

Survivors include his wife Heather Sanford of Jacksonville; mother Sandra Baldwin of Arp; Step-Mom Beverly Sanford of Jacksonville; sons Brady Sanford and Tristin Turner both of Jacksonville; step-children Shelby, Eric, Cheyenne, C. J., and Alyssa; brother Shawn Sanford and wife Kelly of Arp.; one niece, Lillian; and one nephew, Logan.

Honorary pallbearers will be Members of the United States Marines Corp.