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Patriarch Eric Sands Sr.

Funeral service for Patriarch Eric Sands Sr., 88 yrs., a resident of Pleasant Bay, South Andros, will be held at New Providence Seventh Day Adventist Church, Soldier Road, on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.  Officiating will be Pastor Terry Tanis, assisted by other Pastors. Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, soldier Road.

Left to mourn are Children : Kendall Saunders, Patrick, Stanley and Marcel Sands, Maxwell and Adrian Smith,  Angela and Wilfred Ferguson, Patsy Francis, Cynthia Taylor, Ruthlyn Sands, Julitha and Leslie Johnson , Katherina Smith, Preatta and Otto Gibbs, Denise and Wayne  Curtis, Shandera Smith, grandchildren: Lavardo Ferguson, Pastor Anastacia and Hopeton Bansie, Clinton and Levette Francis, David Thompson, Patrice Anderson, Diane Hanna, Elwood and Roshanda, Goulandris, Arnoldo and Jaron Taylor, Lesleyann, Leslie Jr and Javano Johnson, Stanley Jr, Rashon and Jabez Sands, Deval and Wayne Rolle, Derward Smith, Tessa and Willard McKenzie, Otto and Teniel Gibbs, Maxwell Jr and Kendea Smith, Dominique, Lashanda, Prenessa, Oquendo, Sandrian, Adrimar, Tanae, and Joshua Smith, Whitney Winter and Wayne Curtis, Great-grandchildren: D’Zarrion Bethel and Ariyah JohnsonRaymond #3 and Rashay Taylor, brother: Eddie Sands, Sisters in Law: Pastor Rowena Sands, Miriam Sands, Rose Smith and Family, Norma Johnson and Bishop Fearlease Carey, Nieces and Nephews: Rosemary Ritchie, Rosalee  Gramatico ,Delores Miller, Melony Rolle, Floyd, Troy, and Ray Sands, Mag, Cecil Longley and siblings, Betty Scavella, Elvin, Elvis and Sherman Bullard, Alexander, Tommy and Hartman Sands ,Diedre Reckley, Ettamae Cooper, Joseph , Ralph, Timothy,  Genius, Glendina, Lonix, Jackie, Sharlene Smith and Annis Ferguson  Friends and other relatives: Eula Nixon and family, Bertram Black and Family, Black Family, Barr Family, Burrows Family, Lecitis Gibson Jr, Cecile  , Elder NR. Rahming, Elder Preston Johnson, Pastor Kareem Black and members of High Rock SDA church Family, Pastor Terry Tanis and family, Pastor Ashe Duncan and Family, High Rock community, Pleasant Bay community, Staff and residents of South Andros Senior Citizens Home, President and Members of South Andros Handicraft and Manufacturers Association (SAHMA)   Nurses: Val Rahming and staff of Miriam Green Clinic,  Cassandra Neely, Joan Stirrup, Donna Moss, Leonie Sears, Rebecca Johnson, Maureen Edward, all nurses of Male Surgical #3, Dr Ablack and team especially Drs. Adderley and Adderley, Dr Kerr, Dr. Lockhart, Dr, Elvira Higgs, Doctors and Nurses of Accident and Emergency, Asthma Bay and Chest Pain Unit, and a  host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Market Street, from 9-4:00 p.m. on Saturday & on Sunday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.

Vera Mae Wright
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