Jeff Sanford

Jeffrey “Jeff” C. Sanford, 62, was called home by his Lord Tuesday, September 22, 2015. There will be a private graveside service at Greenwood Memorial Park in Ft. Worth at a later date.

Jeff was born November 7, 1952 in Odessa, Texas. He earned a full football scholarship to UNT and the Air Force Academy upon graduating from high school. He served in the US Army as a Specialist 5 in the Army Veterinary Corps at Walter Reed Army Hospital, and at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, during the Vietnam War.

Jeff went on to graduate from Texas A&M University in 1977 in biomedical science and then graduating with a Masters Degree in Veterinary Physiology (nuclear cardiology) from TAMU in 1981. He served as assistant director of Lab Animal Care Research and Resource Facility at TAMU, was a USDA consultant, and currently CFO of REC Industries, Inc. in College Station.

He was preceded in death by his parents Bill and Sallie Sanford, and his brother Bob Sanford.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Marsha Sanford; brothers, Casey Sanford and wife Janet, Kyle Sanford; nephew, Sean Sanford and wife Jill; and a host of loving family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Salvation Army.

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  1. We are sorry for Jeff’s passing and will miss him very much. God Bless you Marsha and to all of your Family.

  2. Marsha we are sorry for your loss. Jeff will be deeply missed. Please know you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers. Will miss Jeff’s “Just Peachy” response to greetings, and how can we ever forget his instructions to IT problems, “Don’t bother me until after you have tried re-booting”. May perpetual light shine upon him and may he rest in peace.

  3. Marsha, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. May light perpetual shine upon Jeff.

  4. Just wanted to let you know my love and prayers are with you always! Russell, the kids and the salon family send hugs and prayers as well!

  5. Marsha, we are so saddened to hear of Jeff’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May light perpetual shine upon Jeff.

  6. Marsha,
    I am very sorry for your loss. I truly appreciated my visits with Jeff and will miss him. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Jeff.

  7. Dear Marsha,
    So sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you. Jeff has always been a friend to us at USDA and he will be missed. Even with the physical problems that he was experiencing, he would always say a prayer for my daughter and her back problems. Thank you for sharing him with us. You are in our prayers.

  8. Marsha, we were so sorry to her about Jeff’s passing. He will be missed. We have such good memories of the band and all the laughter surrounding the Heart Rock. Know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you, Mike & Sharon

  9. Marsha,
    I am so very sorry to learn of your loss of your husband. My husband of 44 years died on September 23, 2015. Just one day after your loss.
    I’m still in contact with Rand & Tim Tambert. I would love to hear from you!!


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