JC Sanford, age 78, passed on Saturday, September 12, 2020. JC was born on July 2, 1942 to his parents, JB Sanford and Stella Sluder in Ellijay, GA. JC graduated from Gilmer High School and was self employed contractor and served as a former Gilmer County Commissioner. JC had a strong faith in Jesus Christ and searched out God’s purpose in life. He believed in finding ways of helping others. JC was preceded in death by his parents, JB Sanford and Stella Sluder, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews and many friends and loved ones.
JC is survived by his wife Martha (Hood) Sanford of 59 years of the home in Ellijay, GA, daughter and son-in-law Gina and Eddie Woodard, Ellijay, GA, sons and daughters-in-laws, Clinton & Donna Sanford, Ellijay, GA, Rev. Tommy and Valerie Sanford, Ellijay, GA, Grandchildren, Jessica and Todd Gearhart, Jonathan and Jessica Sanford, Sarah and Steven Morris, JB Sanford, Dustin and Chelci Holland, Morgan Holland, great grandchildren, Hudson Gearhart, Carter Gearhart, Sydney Sanford, Thomas Sanford, Mallory Morris, Hunter Holland, Peyton Weaver, brother and sister-in-law, Hub and Evelyn Sanford, Ellijay, Ga, special sister and brother-in-law, Sammie and Rev. Mayfford McArthur, Ellijay, GA, special niece, Debbie Colburn, East Ridge, TN, Special friend Ralph Dilbeck of 72 years, many special friends and loved ones. JC and his family have been truly blessed.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 4:00 pm, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Pat Shelton, Rev. Glen Arnold and Rev. Brian Clayton officiating. Interment will follow at Ellijay City Cemetery with Todd Gearhart, Johnathan Sanford, Steven Morris, JB Sanford, Dustin Holland, Hudson Gearhart and Carter Gearhart serving as pallbearers.
The family will accept flowers, but the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in memory of JC Sanford. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, September 14, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 8:00pm.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.loganfuneralhome.com. Logan funeral Home & Chapel in charge of the arrangements
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