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James “Junior” Sands, 73, of Asheville, N.C., died March 8, 2011, after a short illness. Mr. Sands was a native of Flag Pond, and a son of the late Clemon and Ina Blankenship Sands.
He attended Cradock High School and worked as a Portsmouth police officer and General Foreman at the NNSY.
Survivors include a son: David; daughter: Teresa; several grandchildren; and brothers: Bobby, Gene and Roy.
Courtesy of Valley Funeral Home.