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Bobby J. Sands

Bobby J. Sands, 81, of Andrews, died April 28, at 7 a.m., at his residence.

Mr. Sands attended Huntington High School. He worked at Isolatek for more than 40 years. He was a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA).

He was born on Dec. 28, 1940, in Huntington, to Leo M. Sands and Marie Fanning Sands. He married Susan Kay Jones on Jan. 24, 1967, in Huntington, She preceded him in death. A daughter, Melanie Sands, also preceded him in death.

Survivors include sons Bobby E. (Melissa) Sands, of Marion, and Loyd A. Sands, of New Castle; a grandson, Bobby A. (Kylee) Sands, of Andrews and two great-grandchildren,

Calling will take place May 6, from 3 - 7 p.m., at Bailey-Love Mortuary. Additional calling will take place May 7, from 9 – 10 a.m., with funeral services immediately following.

Burial will be in Andrews Riverside Cemetery in Andrews.

Memorials may be made to the NRA, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Dr., Huntington, IN 46750.

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