Gavyn K’yan Sanford, age 8, son of Gene and SSgt Latora Lafayette Sanford, was born on November 4, 2010 in Tampa Florida and passed away on December 16, 2018 in Spangdahlem Germany. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 12 at the Northridge Church of Christ in Mt. Pleasant TX., with Jim Parker, Larry Tittle, Skippy Norman, and Fred Crowder officiating. Interment to follow at the Edwards Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 11, 2019 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the church.

Gavyn was in the 2nd grade and attended Spangdahlem Elementary at Spangdahlem Air Base Germany. He played soccer and enjoyed playing Skylander on Xbox and watching the Avengers Movies. He was loved and adored by his Mama and Daddy and little brother Grayson.

He is survived by his parents, Gene and SSgt Latora Sanford of Spangdahlem Germany, brother, Grayson Sanford of Spangdahlem, paternal grandparents; Delois Sanford of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Geno Harris of Raleigh, North Carolina, Maternal Grandparents; Lora Lafayette Walker of Dallas TX., and Frederick Walker of Mount Pleasant TX, great grandparents; Trena Flemings of Texarkana Ark., Ernestine Harris of Raleigh North Carolina and Bobby Walker of Lubbock TX, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.