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.