Sanford L. Souder,
age 93, of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away, Thursday evening, August 10, 2023 at the Bethesda North Hospital in Montgomery, Ohio.
He was born March 7, 1930 in Williamstown, Kentucky son of the late William Warren & Viola Elizabeth (Burgess) Souder.
A Dry Ridge High School Graduate, He was a US Navy Korean War Veteran. Sanford had worked his whole career beginning with the International Harvester Dealership in Wilmington, then Beam Tractor & Truck Inc., then Equipment Superstore, where he retired in 2001.
He was a member of the WSB Clinton County Senior Citizens Center, where he was captain of the Pool Team; the Wilmington American Legion Post #49, & former member of the of the Wilmington Elks #797 . Sanford was an avid fan of the Kentucky Wildcats and loved to garden.
Surviving are his son- Gary (Ruth) Souder of Ruskin, FL; daughter- Sheila (Scott) Chandler of Wilmington, OH; grandchildren- Stacey Souder Mayer, Ka'Shira (Neil) Gannon, Kameron Chandler, Kolten Chandler; great-grandchildren- Dalton Mayer, Wyatt Mayer, Shelby Mayer, & Trey Gannon; brother- David (Joyce) Souder of Williamstown, KY; sisters-in-law- Wanda Faye Ruber & Viva Combs, both of KY and several nieces & nephews.
In addition to his parents, Sanford was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years- Gertrude (Bowen) Souder in 2015; brothers- William Souder JR & James Souder, & sister- Kathryn Souder.
Private Funeral Services for family only will be held Tuesday morning, August 15, 2023 at the Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington. Interment will follow in the Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington, Ohio, where the Wilmington American Legion Post #49 Honor squad will accord full military honors.
Contributions in Sanford's memory may be made to the WSB Clinton County Senior Citizens Center, 717 N. Nelson Avenue, Wilmington, H 45177. To sign the online guest book, go to edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.