Obituary for George Lewis Sandy of Vass

George Lewis Sandy, age 93, of Vass, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, surrounded by his loving family.

A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Lafayette Memorial Park in Fayetteville with Full Military Honors.

George was born in West Virginia to the late Lester Ray and Maude Wright Sandy. He was a beloved father and grandfather who was committed to his country and community. George joined the Army in 1946. During his 23 year military career, he served in the Korean War and Vietnam War with Co B 7th Special Forces Group Airborne 1st Special Forces and was the 32nd member of Fulton Skyhook. He retired as Master Sergeant in 1968. George went on to have a 30 year Postal Service career until retiring in 1998. He was a volunteer with the Vass Fire Dept., Vass Lion’s Club and US Kids Golf, to mention a few. He was a true giver and people person who will be missed by all that knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Sally Sandy; children, George Douglas Sandy (Sherry) of Fayetteville, Rhonda Sandy Sears (Clifford) of Stedman, Timothy Sandy also of Stedman and Lori Sandy Goewey (Josh) of Florida; grandchildren, Ronnie Parker II, Susanna Goewey and Sven Goewey.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Memory of George Sandy to a charity of one’s choice.

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The family has entrusted services to Cox Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Vass.

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