Sands, Carl Edwards Sr. (Decatur)

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Carl Edward Sands, Sr., 61, of Decatur, TN, died Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 2:50 p.m. 

He was from Knoxville, but had been a resident of Decatur for the past 15 years. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church, Knoxville. He was a U. S. Army Veteran, SSGT. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Cornelia Sands; brother, David Sands; and sister, Carol Jean Collier. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Delores (Morgan) Sands of Decatur; three sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Cindy Sands of Athens, Carl and Candy Lynn Sands of Nashville and Brian and Jody Sands of Decatur; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Leo Anderson of Knoxville, Donald Ray and Tammy Sands of Knoxville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathy and Lonnie Coppock and Dorothy and John Stabler all of Madisonville; 13 beautiful grandchildren; and many friends. 

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, December 29 at 2 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, Hwy 58 in Decatur, conducted by his eldest son, Tommy Sands. 

The family asks that in lieu of flowers a donation for the family can be made at the service.

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