Ray Sanford, 72 of Greshamville, died August 25, 2013. He was a native of Cordova, Ala. He was born March 14, 1941 to Porter and Sarah Clement Sanford. He was retired from Sweetheart Plastics. He also sent several years working for Denon Digital. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Mr. Sanford loved to fish and spent time with family.

He is survived by two daughters Sandy Worthey and David and Tammy Stanton and Gene, and a son Perry Sanford; two brothers James Edward Sanford and Susan and Michael Sanford and Pat and a sister Brenda Sanford Raglan and Johnny; six grandchildren Leah Robinsona and Jarad, Chris Worthey, Bobby Sanford, Tiffany Oakes, Brandi Thompson and Stacy Kelley, great grandchildren, Malakai Oakes, Dylan Robinson, Mason Worthey, Easton Worthey, Noah Oakes and Oaklyn Thompson.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at A. E. Carter Funeral Home. The funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel. Interment followed at Lawnwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Covington.

A. E. Carter Funeral Home had care of arrangements.