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Gary Lee Sands

Gary Lee Sands, 84, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, at 3:15 a.m., at his home.  

Mr. Sands worked at Rockwool, and Burns and Baker Masonry. He was baptized at Etna Avenue Wesleyan Church.

He was born on May 24, 1937, in Huntington, to Leo and Marie Fanning Sands. He married Mary Lee on July 2, 1955, in Huntington. She survives in Huntington.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Kim (Tom) Rowan, and Karla (Don) Rudig, both of Huntington; a brother, Bob Sands, of Andrews; four grandchildren, Kody (Kristi) Cohen, Tyler Cohen, Nikki (Shawn Neubeck) Rudig and Kyle (Kate) Rudig; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a great-grandson.

Calling will take place on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Deal-Rice Funeral Homes Huntington Chapel, with a funeral service to follow. Rev. Zack Working will officiate.

Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory.

Memorials may be made to Huntington Humane Society, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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