Michael Edward Sands, Sr., 55, of Coalfield, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at his home.
Michael was born on Independence Day, July 4, 1958 in Alexandria, LA. He has lived in Coalfield since 1994.
Michael owned and operated Sands Plumbing in Coalfield since 1994. He loved Coalfield and he was very involved with the Coalfield community with the Coalfield Fire Department serving as a volunteer firefighter.
He was an avid golfer and Harley Davidson enthusiast. He also enjoyed hunting in his spare time.
Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis Edward and Maureen Gremillion Sands.
He is survived by his daughter, Jenipher Sands of Coalfield; sons, Michael E. Sands, Jr. and wife Candace of Coalfield, Christopher Sands and wife Delilah of Maryville and Nathaniel Sands of Coalfield; grandsons, Austin L. Sands and Lewis Edward Sands; granddaughter, Elysha Novy; brother, James Sands of Houma, LA; sisters, Carolyn Nugent and husband Pat of Plano, TX and JoAnn Colpoys and husband Patrick of Houston, TX; special companion, Penny Freytag of Oak Ridge; and several nieces, nephews, extended family and special friends.
The family will receive friends, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Sharp Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.
Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.sharpfh.com