Sanford, Carl D. (Lyerly)

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Carl D. Sanford, 71, of Lyerly, GA, passed away Friday, October 5, 2012 in a Rome hospital. 

A native of Round Mountain, AL, he was born to the late Cicero and Rena Ward Sanford on December 17, 1940. Mr. Sanford graduated Mississippi State University on a football scholarship and began a forty year manufacturing executive career in Summerville, with Georgia Rug Mill, later Bigelow-Sanford Rug Mill; then to Canada, then with BASF/Honeywell in Dalton. Afterward he retired to the 750 acre Family farm on Holland-Chattoogaville Road. 

Surviving are his wife, Tippy Sanford; sons, Colter Sanford of Chattoogaville and Tyler of Summerville; grandchildren, Carlie Sanford, Colton Sanford, Ayla Sanford and Cason Sanford; sister, Dixie Messer of Cedar Bluff, AL; brothers, Sam Sanford of Cedar Bluff, AL and D.C. Sanford of Jamestown, AL; and several nieces and nephews. 

His Family will receive friends Sunday, October 7, from 3-5 p.m. @ the residence,

A private funeral service will be held at a later date. 

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



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