He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sheryl Morton Musgrove. Sanford and Sherry were married on Oct. 27, 1961.
Sanford was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Burnet, Texas, and the Highland Lakes Amateur Radio Club. He also was a certified member of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Sanford served in both the National Guard and the Texas State Guard.
In addition to his wife, survivors include daughter, Sandra James and husband Bryan, of Raleigh, N.C.; granddaughters, Erin and Emily of Raleigh, N.C.; brother, Jim Musgrove and wife Carol of Amarillo; nieces; and a nephew.
A funeral service was Jan. 28 at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Burnet. Sanford was buried at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park in Burnet.
Arrangements by Putnam Funeral Home,145 Texas Ave. in Kingsland, (325) 388-0008. Go to www.putnamcares.com to sign an online guest register.