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George  Sands  Sr.,  97,  of Fort Pierce, FL passed away on Friday  November  11,  2016 at  Treasure Coast Hospice, Fort Pierce.

He was born on October 23, 1919 in Andros Island, Bahamas and has been a resident of Saint Lucie County since 1940.

George was retired from Louden Pool Company as a pool builder.

He was a member of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church.  George enjoyed fishing and doing mason work it was a lively stone for him.

Survivors include his sons, Wesley Sands Sr., Kenneth Sands Sr. of Fort Pierce, FL, George Sands Sr. of Homestead, FL,  Victor  Sands Sr. of Fort Pierce, FL, and  Albert Weech of Royal Palm Beach, FL; daughters,  Christena  Knighton of Florida City, FL,  Myra Barber of Columbus, GA, and Inez McCullough of Port Saint Lucie, FL; 39 grandchildren,  56 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

George was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Sands, parents, Rudell Woodside and George Sands, and six other siblings.

Visitation will be held 4 to 7PM Friday November 18, 2016 at Stone Brothers Funeral Home.  A funeral service will be held 2PM Saturday November 19, 2016 at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 800 Avenue C,  Fort Pierce.  Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.


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  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Stone Brothers Funeral Home
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
    Please accept my condolences as you mourn the passing of your beloved family patriarch. Our Dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them. Take your rest Mr Sands. ~QP
    ~ Quentin Patrick   Washington, DC
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
    another angle gone home rest my brother rest in his arms your work is none.
    ~ willie mae frye   tallahassee, FL
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
    May our Holy Father continue to bless and comfort the Sands family.
    ~ Richard E. Jenkins   Orlando, FL
  • Friday, November 18, 2016
    We will always keep you in our hearts, You may be gone but you will never be forgotten we love you and always.
    ~ Roberts Family   Fort Pierce FL, FL
  • Friday, November 18, 2016
    Just found out about Mr George, so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man and truly will be missed. Praying for the family🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
    ~ Tammy Williams   Fort Pierce, FL
  • Friday, November 18, 2016
    My condolence to the family. Sorry for your loss.
    ~ Elaine M   Fort Pierce, FL
  • Saturday, November 19, 2016
    My deepest sympathy goes out to the Sands family...You Are In My Prayers...
    ~ Rayfeen Green   Richmond, VA
  • Saturday, November 19, 2016
    My deepest sympathy goes out to the Sands family...You Are In My Prayers...
    ~ Rayfeen Green   Richmond, VA
  • Saturday, November 26, 2016
    Sincere condolences to the family during this time of grief. May Jehovah give you the strength and comfort you need now and in the days ahead. John 5:28,28
    ~ Deborah Ricks