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William Rowen Sands, Sr.

Updated: Fri 8:26 AM, Dec 08, 2017
May 6, 1922 - December 5, 2017

William Rowen Sands Sr., 95, of Bryan passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017. A Memorial Service is set for 2PM Sunday, December 10, at Covenant Presbyterian Church of College Station, 220 Rock Prairie Rd. William will be laid to rest in a private burial in the College Station City Cemetery.

Born May 6, 1922 in Los Angeles, California he was the son of Delbert and Helen (Meyers) Sands. He Served as a Medic in the South Pacific during World War II. William loved to cross-stitch and make Christmas stockings for all his children and grandchildren. He was a member and served as an Elder in the Covenant Presbyterian Church as well as A&M Presbyterian Church. William loved music and spending time with his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Terry Sands; and two sisters, Betty Vender and Mary Lu Gouze.

William leaves behind his loving wife of 66 years, Joann Sands to cherish his memories; one son William R. Sands Jr.; one daughter, Debra Crawford and husband Jim; a daughter-in-law, Carol (Sands) Ray; and seven grandchildren, Jason Sands and wife Heather, Brian Sands and wife Stephanie, Joshua Sands, Jamie Sands, Pamela Agbaghara, Patrick Crawford and wife Jennifer, and Jonathan Crawford and wife Sarafina; and eleven great-grandchildren. Please make donations to Covenant Presbyterian Church or Hospice Brazos Valley.

Please View and Sign the Guestbook at: TrevinoSmithFuneral Home.com.