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Joseph Dale Sands


05/29/1937 - 02/09/2015 Obituary
Joseph Dale Sands Obituary
Joseph Dale Sands was born May 29, 1937 in Bergman, Arkansas, and passed away February 9, 2015, at his home in Bakersfield, California.
After graduating from Arvin High School in 1956, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and honorably served his country on a four year tour of duty which took him to various locations in the United States and Greenland.
Dale was a master carpet installer and was known for his precision and excellence in his trade. He never met a stranger and was his own self made man.
Dale was preceded in death by parents Carl and Helen Sands of Bakersfield, California. He is survived by his partner Ozzie Bryant; his son John Sands, Bakersfield, CA.; daughters Debbie Sands, Cashmere, WA.; and Vickie (Mike) Crowell, Chewelah, WA.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brothers, Delmer (Lovetta) Sands, Bakersfield, CA., and Daryl (Mary) Sands, Keene, CA.; and sister, Patsy Maytubby, Bakersfield, California.
Services will be held on Monday, March 9th, 2015 at 10:00am at the Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 East Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin, California.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 5, 2015
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