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Ralph Douglas Sanford

Funeral services for Mr. Sanford will be 3 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown conducted by Rev. Greg Bell. Interment in Fairview Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, May 19 and 10 a.m. until the service on Saturday.

Mr. Sanford, 73, of Lebanon, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at his home. He was born in May of 1938 in Lyle to the late J.B. Sanford and Geneva Luckett Sanford. He was a United States Navy Veteran and a truck driver.

He was preceded in death by: parents; infant daughter, Crystal Dawn Sanford; stepdaughter, Robin Tice; and sister, Tenne Boyd.

Survivors include: wife of 32 years, Robbie Carroll Sanford of Norene; daughters, Lori (Steve) Clifton of Portland and Mitzie Riley also of Portland; stepchildren, Jerry Cohea, Jr. of Murfreesboro, Debra (Richard) Frazier of Mt. Juliet, Terry Cohea of Murfreesboro and April Owen of Conyers, Calif.; grandchildren, Justin and Jessica Tice, Chris Frazier, Carry Ladd, Heather and Katlyn Gann, Paul and Dustin Hass, and Shelby and Hubert Owen; great-grandchildren, Kassandra and Marlee Ladd; and sister, Barbara King of Nashville.


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