Funeral services for John T. Stanford Sr., 57, of Sealy, were held Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at 10 a.m. from the Christian City Fellowship Church near Sealy, with Pastor Rusty Griffin officiating. Interment was at the Sealy City Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were David Lofthouse, Michael Colson, Mark Noviskie, Bill Droemer, Joe Kovar and Harold Ross. Born in Houston, John Thomas Stanford Sr. was the son of Clifton L. Stanford and Irma Baumert Stanford. John was raised in Houston Sweeney and Sealy, graduating in 1966 from Sealy High School. On Aug. 16 1982, John and the former Miss Glynda Coody were married with ceremony held in Bellville. John worked for Tracker Marine and Bass Pro Shop. He was a boat mechanic, ASC Certified as a Master Mechanic Technician for commercial fishing boats. John was a member of Christian City Fellowship Church, enjoyed spending time with his family, going fishing, and he loved toy and model trains. John T. Stanford, Sr. died Friday, March 25, 2005 in Katy. Survived by his wife Glynda Stanford of Sealy; daughter and son-in-law Angelia and David Lofthouse and their children Jonathan, Brandon, Austin and Evan Lofthouse, all of Sealy; daughter Chelsey Stanford of Sealy and her fiance Michael Colson of Columbus; son and daughter-in-law John and Jennifer Stanford Jr. and their children Ashton, Rayanne and Cameron Stanford, all of Pattison; sisters-in-law Nadia Stanford of Manor and Betty Jo Stanford of Louisiana. Preceded in death by his parents, Clifton L. and Irma Stanford, and his two brothers P.L. Stanford and Clifton "Buddy" Stanford. Memorial Contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720. Funeral Services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels of Sealy.
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