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Leonard "Lynn" Sands

February 28, 1948 February 16, 2019
Leonard "Lynn" Sands
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DURHAM: Leonard “Lynn” Sands, 70, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at his home in Durham surrounded by his family. He was born in Rockingham Co., NC to the late Jessie Leonard Sands and Lillie Mae Durham Sands. In addition to his parents, Mr. Sands is also predeceased by his sister, Pauline Houchins.
Mr. Sands was a loving Daddy, Husband, Brother, and Poppie who loved his family very much. He was a hard working auto mechanic his entire life and enjoyed working with his hands. He also loved fishing, coaching and playing softball as he did for years (He loved his softball family). Most importantly he was saved and we will see him again.
Mr. Sands is survived by his wife, Rebecca Jean Sands; daughters, Jeannie Lynn Sands (Lisa), Angie Sands Oakley (Linnie), Vera Sands Parrish; grandchildren, Angel Lynn Parrish, Tori Jean Parrish, Gage Parrish, Julie Marie Lutje, Landon Lewis Oakley, Lily Mae Oakley; sisters, Margaret Chatman, Mickey Sisk; and brother, Ray Sands (Pam).
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20th at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens with Rev. Greg Allison officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Sands Family at this mailing address: 7232 Ladbrooke Street Raleigh, NC 27617. However, flowers are also acceptable.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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Graveside Service




2:00 PM 2/20/2019 2:00:00 PM
Oak Grove Memorial Gardens

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, NC 27704

Oak Grove Memorial Gardens
3712 Cheek Road Durham 27704 NC
United States

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Oak Grove Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, NC 27704

3712 Cheek Road Durham 27704 NC
United States

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