Homer E. Sands, age 81, of Willard, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019, at Mercy Willard Hospital. He was born on November 4, 1937, in Willard, to the late Ernest and Evelyn (Holmes) Sands. Homer had worked 42 years at RR Donnelley, and also worked for the Willard Golf Course and Ace Hardware. In his spare time he enjoyed painting and completing jig-saw puzzles. Homer loved the outdoors, especially golfing and hunting and he was an avid sports fan with a love for playing and coaching softball.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis (Lykins) Sands; daughters, Deb (Dan) Rogers of Willard, Kim Bloir of Mansfield and Kelly (Tim) Coble of Willard; son, Mike (Alicia) Sands of Bowling Green; six grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother, Charles Sands; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Eugene Sands.
Friends may call at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio, on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM, where his funeral service will be at 12:00 PM, with Pastor Barton McKelvey officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Alliance Church, 1609 S Conwell Ave, Willard, OH 44890. Online condolences may be made to his family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com.
Gladys Hicks - Oct 4, 2019
So sorry for your loss Phyllis,May he rest now in the arms of our Lord. My prayers are with you and your family from my family..Gladys
Mick O'Brien family - Oct 1, 2019
Phyllis and family,
Very sorry to hear about Homer. Peace to all.
Jane laughbaum - Oct 1, 2019
Phyllis, you have my sympathy. Thoughts and prayers with you and your family at this time
Ruben and Kathi molina - Oct 1, 2019
We are so sorry for your families loss! Just know we are a couple doors down, if you need anything please let us know! You are in our prayers!!
Ken & Shirley Garner Krupp - Oct 1, 2019
Phyllis and family. So sorry of Homers passing. Have very fond memories of you and Homer.
Clete and Linda Franks. - Sep 30, 2019
To the Family of Homer, Clete and I are sorry to hear the sad news about Homer. Clete enjoyed working with him at RRD'S and chatting with him at Ace.
Linda and Sam Montgomery - Sep 30, 2019
Phyllis, sending our sympathy to you and your family. So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Linda and Sam
Dick & Jeannine Snay - Sep 30, 2019
Phyllis and family, we are so saddened to hear of Homer's passing. Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Dick & Jeannine
Renee Harris - Sep 30, 2019
So so sorry for your loss Phyllis, thoughts and prayers.
Donna Myers - Sep 30, 2019
Phyllis, I send my sympathy to you and your family with the loss of your loved one. May he rest in the arms of his Savior. May you find peace in your heart in this time of great difficulty.
Lorna (Tuttle) Lacey - Sep 30, 2019
Kelly, so very sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Prayers for comfort and strength to you and your family
Sue Babione - Sep 29, 2019
Phyllis and children, my heart goes out to all of you. May the Lord comfort and heal you. If there is anything I can do to help, don't hesitate to call. Love you all.
Dorothy Seidel - Sep 29, 2019
Sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Trish Palmer Tarr - Sep 29, 2019
Phyllis and Mike.....so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
BARB JONES - Sep 29, 2019
PHYLLIS, SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I AM SORRY I CAN'T MAKE CALLING HRS. I HAVE A DR. APPT. OUT OF TOWN. SENDING HUGS AND PRAYER. BARB JONES AND FAMILY.
Belinda Stockmaster - Sep 28, 2019
Debbie so sorry to hear about your dad passing away. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Belinda